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Meaning of MARQUETRY

Pronunciation:  'murkitree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  inlaid veneers are fitted together to form a design or picture that is then used to ornament furniture
 

MARQUETRY is a 9 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: marqueterie
 
 See Also: inlay

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mar"quet*ry\, n. [F. marqueterie, from marqueter to
checker, inlay, fr. marque mark, sign; of German origin. See
{Mark} a sign.]
Inlaid work; work inlaid with pieces of wood, shells, ivory,
and the like, of several colors.

 

 

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