Au·​bus·​son ˌō-bə-ˈsōⁿ How to pronounce Aubusson (audio)
: a figured scenic tapestry used for wall hangings and upholstery
also : a rug woven to resemble Aubusson tapestry

Word History


Aubusson, town in France

First Known Use

1839, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Aubusson was in 1839

Dictionary Entries Near Aubusson

Cite this Entry

“Aubusson.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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