point d'Hongrie

point d'Hon·​grie | \ ¦pwaⁿˌdōⁿ¦grē \
plural points d'Hongrie

Definition of point d'Hongrie

: an embroidery of zigzag designs worked in bright graduated colors and formerly much used in canvas work especially for upholstery and rugs

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History and Etymology for point d'Hongrie

French, literally, lace from Hungary

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“Point d'Hongrie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/point%20d%27Hongrie. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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