parquetry

noun
par·​que·​try | \ ˈpär-kə-trē How to pronounce parquetry (audio) \
plural parquetries

Definition of parquetry

: work in the form of usually geometrically patterned wood laid or inlaid especially for floors

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Examples of parquetry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And while the table in today's question has some parquetry work, its swag and floral design is marquetry. Helaine Fendelman And Joe Rosson, Star Tribune, 8 June 2021

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First Known Use of parquetry

1816, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of parquetry was in 1816

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Last Updated

15 Jun 2021

Cite this Entry

“Parquetry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parquetry. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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