veneering

noun
ve·​neer·​ing | \ və-ˈnir-iŋ How to pronounce veneering (audio) \

Definition of veneering

1 : a veneered surface
2 : material used as veneer

First Known Use of veneering

circa 1706, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for veneering

earlier faneering, borrowed from Early Modern German fournirung, furnirung, noun derivative of fourniren, furniren (modern furnieren) "to apply thin strips of wood or other material (to cabinetwork, etc.)," borrowed from French fournir "to provide (with), furnish"

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The first known use of veneering was circa 1706

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