opus vermiculatum

opus ver·​mi·​cu·​la·​tum | \ -və(r)ˌmikyəˈlätəm, -lā- \
plural opera vermiculata\ -​tə \

Definition of opus vermiculatum

: mosaic work employing small stones arranged in patterns of curving lines or in pictorial designs

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History and Etymology for opus vermiculatum

New Latin, literally, work in the form of worms

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“Opus vermiculatum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/opus%20vermiculatum. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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