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brocatel

or broc·a·telle

[ brok-uh-tel, broh-kuh- ]
/ ˌbrɒk əˈtɛl, ˌbroʊ kə- /
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noun
a brocade in which the design is woven in high relief.
an ornamental marble with variegated coloring, found especially in Italy and Spain.
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Origin of brocatel

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