champlevé

adjective
champ·​le·​vé | \ ˌshäⁿ-lə-ˈvā How to pronounce champlevé (audio) \

Definition of champlevé

: of, relating to, or being a style of enamel decoration in which the enamel is applied and fired in cells depressed (as by incising) into a metal background — compare cloisonné

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champlevé noun

First Known Use of champlevé

1856, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for champlevé

French

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“Champlevé.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/champlev%C3%A9. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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