terrazzo(redirected from Terazzo)
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A flooring material of marble or stone chips set in mortar and polished when dry.
[Italian, perhaps from Old Provençal terrassa, terrace; see terrace.]
(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)
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]