basse-taille

[ bahs-tah-yuh ]
/ bɑsˈtɑ yə /

adjective

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.

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Origin of basse-taille

1895–1900; <French, equivalent to basse low (see base2) + taille cutting (see tail2)
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