Definition of terrazzo
: a mosaic flooring consisting of small pieces of marble or granite set in mortar and given a high polish
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The airy Concourse A, featuring teal terrazzo flooring, floor-to-ceiling glass windows and public art is a major component of the airport’s goal to diversify and modernize its facilities.
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Origin and Etymology of terrazzo
Italian, literally, terrace, perhaps from Old Occitan terrassa
First Known Use: 1895
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