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parquet

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verb par·quet \pär-ˈkā\

Definition of parquet

parqueted

play \pär-ˈkād\;

parqueting

play \pär-ˈkā-iŋ\
  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to furnish with a floor of parquet

  3. 2 :  to make of parquetry

First Known Use of parquet

circa 1684

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parquet

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noun par·quet \ˈpär-ˌkā, pär-ˈkā\

Definition of parquet

  1. 1a :  a patterned wood surface (such as flooring or paneling); especially :  one made of parquetryb :  parquetry

  2. 2 :  the main floor of a theater; specifically :  the part from the front of the stage to the parquet circle

Origin and Etymology of parquet

French, from Middle French, small enclosure, from parc park

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PARQUET Defined for English Language Learners

parquet

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noun

Definition of parquet for English Language Learners

  • : a surface (such as a floor) made of small pieces of wood that fit together to form a pattern



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