cloisonné

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adjective cloi·son·né \ˌklȯi-zə-ˈnā, ˌklwä-\
variants: or less commonly

cloisonne

Definition of cloisonné

  1. :  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

cloisonné

noun

Origin and Etymology of cloisonné

French, from past participle of cloisonner to partition


First Known Use: 1863


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