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par·quet·ry

 (pär′kĭ-trē)
n. pl. par·quet·ries
Inlay of wood, often of different colors, that is worked into a geometric pattern or mosaic and is used especially for floors.

[French parqueterie, from parquet; see parquet.]
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parquetry

(ˈpɑːkɪtrɪ)
n
(Art Terms) a geometric pattern of inlaid pieces of wood, often of different kinds, esp as used to cover a floor or to ornament furniture. Compare marquetry
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par•que•try

(ˈpɑr kɪ tri)

n.
mosaic work of wood used for floors, wainscoting, etc.; marquetry.
[1835–45; < French parqueterie. See parquet, -ery]
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parquetry

mosaic work in wood, a form of marquetry, used mostly for floors and wainscoting.
See also: Ornamentation, Wood
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parquetry - a patterned wood inlay used to cover a floorparquetry - a patterned wood inlay used to cover a floor
floor cover, floor covering - a covering for a floor
inlay - a decoration made by fitting pieces of wood into prepared slots in a surface
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Translations

parquetry

[ˈpɑːkɪtrɪ] N (= floor) → entarimado m; (= activity) → obra f de entarimado
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parquetry

nMosaikparkett nt
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