[ bahs-tah-yuh ]
/ bɑsˈtɑ yə /


of or relating to an enameling technique in which transparent enamels are fused over a background carved in low relief, or to a piece, as of jewelry, so enameled.

Origin of basse-taille

1895–1900; < French, equivalent to basse low (see base2) + taille cutting (see tail2) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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