boiserie

[ bwah-zuh-ree ]
/ bwɑ zəˈri /

noun

sculptured paneling, especially that of French architecture in the 18th century.

Origin of boiserie

1825–35; < French: wainscot, equivalent to bois wood + -erie -ery
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