boiserie

noun boi·se·rie \ ˌbwä-zə-ˈrē \

Definition of boiserie

: a panel or paneling of carved wood

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Origin and Etymology of boiserie

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


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