Definition of cloisonné
: of, relating to, or being a style of enamel decoration in which the enamel is applied and fired in raised cells (as of soldered wires) on a usually metal background — compare champlevé
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Chinese carved teak furniture perched on Persian rugs, colorful Japanese lanterns dangled from the ceiling, cloisonne objects filled the mantel, and the rooms boasted other artifacts from Asia and the Middle East.
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Origin and Etymology of cloisonné
French, from past participle of cloisonner to partition
First Known Use: 1863See Words from the same year
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