intarsia

noun in·tar·sia \ in-ˈtär-sē-ə \

Definition of intarsia

1 :a mosaic usually of wood fitted into a support; also :the art or process of making such a mosaic
2 :a colored design knitted on both sides of a fabric

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Origin and Etymology of intarsia

German, modification of Italian intarsio


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