- 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
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Historical Examples of pointal
The calyx is quinquedentated; and from the centre rises the pointal, surmounted by a crest of four leaves.
The pointal afterwards becomes a flat oblong pod, containing a few kidney-shaped seeds.