opus vermiculatum

noun opus ver·mi·cu·la·tum \ -və(r)ˌmikyəˈlätəm , -lā- \

Definition of opus vermiculatum

plural opera vermiculata \-tə\
:mosaic work employing small stones arranged in patterns of curving lines or in pictorial designs

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Origin and Etymology of opus vermiculatum

New Latin, literally, work in the form of worms


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