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parquetry

[ pahr-ki-tree ]
/ ˈpɑr kɪ tri /
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noun

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

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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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