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Meaning of PARQUET

Pronunciation:  pâr'key

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  seating on the main floor between the orchestra and the parquet circle
  2. [n]  a floor made of parquetry
 

PARQUET is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: parquet floor
 
 See Also: floor, flooring, house, seating, seating area, seating room, seats, theater, theatre

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Par*quet"\, n. [F. See {Parquetry}.]
    1. A body of seats on the floor of a music hall or theater
       nearest the orchestra; but commonly applied to the whole
       lower floor of a theater, from the orchestra to the dress
       circle; the pit.
    
    2. Same as {Parquetry}.
    
    
  2. \Par*quet"\, n.
    1. In various European public bourses, the railed-in space
       within which the ``agents de change,'' or privileged
       brokers, conduct business; also, the business conducted by
       them; -- distinguished from the {coulisse}, or outside
       market.
    
    2. In most European countries, the branch of the
       administrative government which is charged with the
       prevention, investigation, and punishment of crime,
       representing the public and not the individual injured.
    
    
 
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