champlevé

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adjective champ·le·vé \ˌshäⁿ-lə-ˈvā\

Definition of champlevé

  1. :  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

champlevé

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Origin and Etymology of champlevé

French


First Known Use: 1856


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