opus vermiculatum

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

Definition of opus vermiculatum


opera vermiculata

  1. :  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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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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