plaquette

noun
pla·​quette | \ (ˈ)pla¦ket \
plural -s

Definition of plaquette

1 : a small plaque
2 : a metal stamping die that is cut in relief and used to decorate the sides of leather bookbindings

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History and Etymology for plaquette

French, from plaque + -ette

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“Plaquette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plaquette. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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