tessellate

verb tes·sel·late \ ˈte-sə-ˌlāt \

Definition of tessellate

tessellated; tessellating
transitive verb
: to form into or adorn with mosaic

Origin and Etymology of tessellate

Late Latin tessellatus, past participle of tessellare to pave with tesserae, from Latin tessella, diminutive of tessera

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