champlevé

adjective
champ·le·vé | \ˌshäⁿ-lə-ˈvā \

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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