Definition for tessellated (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), tes·sel·lat·ed, tes·sel·lat·ing.
Examples from the Web for tessellated
The room was built of rose-coloured marble excepting the floor, which was tessellated in rose and grey.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Each pond was surrounded with tessellated marble 166 pavement and shaded by clumps of trees.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 2|Hubert Howe Bancroft
This was found in Watergate street about a century ago, together with a tessellated pavement.England, Picturesque and Descriptive|Joel Cook
Has that rosy, well-groomed body of yours ever sought repose on the tessellated floor of a public hall?
British Dictionary definitions for tessellated
Word Origin for tessellate
Word Origin and History for tessellated
1690s, from Late Latin tessellatus "made of small square stones or tiles," from tessella "small square stone or tile," diminutive of tessera "a cube or square of stone or wood," perhaps from Greek tessera, neuter of tesseres, Ionic variant of tessares "four" (see four), in reference to four corners. Related: Tessellate (1826, adj.; 1791, v.; 1909, n.); tessellating.