or broc·a·telle

[ brok-uh-tel, broh-kuh- ]

  1. a brocade in which the design is woven in high relief.

  2. an ornamental marble with variegated coloring, found especially in Italy and Spain.

Origin of brocatel

1660–70; <French brocatelle,late Middle French brocatel<Italian broccatello, equivalent to broccat(o) (see brocade) + -ello diminutive suffix

Words Nearby brocatel Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023