Origin of tessellation
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Related Words for tessellationpatchwork, web, chain, system, grid, organization, net, structure, plaid, variegation, motley, tessellation, montage, checker, convolution, nexus, plexus, wattle, circuitry, fabric
the act of tessellating
the form or a specimen of tessellated work
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1650s, noun of action from Late Latin tessellatus (see tessellated).
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