parquetry

[ pahr-ki-tree ]
/ ˈpɑr kɪ tri /

noun

mosaic work of wood used for floors, wainscoting, etc.; marquetry.

Nearby words

  1. paroxytone,
  2. parpen,
  3. parpend,
  4. parquet,
  5. parquet circle,
  6. parr,
  7. parr, catherine,
  8. parra,
  9. parrakeet,
  10. parral

Origin of parquetry

From the French word parqueterie, dating back to 1835–45. See parquet, -ery

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British Dictionary definitions for parquetry

parquetry

/ (ˈpɑːkɪtrɪ) /

noun

a geometric pattern of inlaid pieces of wood, often of different kinds, esp as used to cover a floor or to ornament furnitureCompare marquetry
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