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ter·raz·zo

 (tə-răz′ō, tĕ-rät′sō)
n.
A flooring material of marble or stone chips set in mortar and polished when dry.

[Italian, perhaps from Old Provençal terrassa, terrace; see terrace.]

terrazzo

(tɛˈrætsəʊ)
n
(Building) a floor or wall finish made by setting marble or other stone chips into a layer of mortar and polishing the surface
[C20: from Italian: terrace]

ter•raz•zo

(təˈrɑ tsoʊ, -ˈræz oʊ)

n.
a mosaic flooring or paving composed of chips of broken stone, usu. marble, and cement.
[1895–1900; < Italian: balcony, terraced or flat roof < Vulgar Latin *terrāceus]
Translations

terrazzo

[teˈrætsəʊ] Nterrazo m

terrazzo

nTerrazzo m
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