pointal

[ poin-tl ]
/ ˈpɔɪn tl /
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noun


Nearby words

  1. point-of-sale,
  2. point-of-sale terminal,
  3. point-set,
  4. point-system test types,
  5. point-to-point,
  6. pointe,
  7. pointe claire,
  8. pointe-aux-trembles,
  9. pointe-noire,
  10. pointe-à-pitre

pointel

or poin·tal

[ poin-tl ]
/ ˈpɔɪn tl /

noun

a pavement of tile mosaic forming an abstract design.
Sometimes poyn·tell [poin-tel] /ˈpɔɪn tɛl/, poyn·till [poin-til] /ˈpɔɪn tɪl/.

Origin of pointel

1250–1300; Middle English: stylus, pencil, pointed instrument < Old French: point of a spear (French pointeau); cognate with Italian puntello, diminutive of punto point; see -elle

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