boiserie

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noun boi·se·rie \ˌbwä-zə-ˈrē\

Definition of boiserie

  1. :  a panel or paneling of carved wood

Origin and Etymology of boiserie

French, from bois wood, from Old French, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German busk forest


First Known Use: 1832


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