Dictionary

brocatelle

noun broc·a·telle \ˌbrä-kə-ˈtel\

Definition of BROCATELLE

:  a stiff decorating fabric with patterns in high relief

Origin of BROCATELLE

French, from Italian broccatello, diminutive of broccato
First Known Use: 1669

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: broccoliPrevious Word in the Dictionary: Broca's areaAll Words Near: brocatelle
July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears