opus sectile

opus sec·​ti·​le | \ -ˈsektəlē \
plural opera sectilia\ -​ˌsekˈtilēə \

Definition of opus sectile

: stone inlay or tiling using pieces cut to follow the outline of the design

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History and Etymology for opus sectile

New Latin, literally, cut work

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“Opus sectile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/opus%20sectile. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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