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Meaning of PARQUETRY

Pronunciation:  'pârkitree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a patterned wood inlay used to cover a floor
 

PARQUETRY is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: parqueterie
 
 See Also: floor covering, floorcover, inlay

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Par"quet*ry\, n. [F. parqueterie, fr. parquet inlaid
flooring, fr. parquet, dim. of parc an inclosure. See
{Park}.]
A species of joinery or cabinet-work consisting of an inlay
of geometric or other patterns, generally of different
colors, -- used especially for floors.

 

 

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