Aubusson

noun
Au·​bus·​son | \ ˌō-bə-ˈsōⁿ How to pronounce Aubusson (audio) \

Definition of Aubusson

: a figured scenic tapestry used for wall hangings and upholstery also : a rug woven to resemble Aubusson tapestry

First Known Use of Aubusson

1839, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Aubusson

Aubusson, town in France

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“Aubusson.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aubusson. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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