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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First Known Use of parquetry

1816, in the meaning defined above

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“Parquetry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parquetry. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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