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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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(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)
mosaic work of wood used for floors, wainscoting, etc.; marquetry.
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mosaic work in wood, a form of marquetry, used mostly for floors and wainscoting.See also: Ornamentation, Wood
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|Noun||1.||parquetry - a patterned wood inlay used to cover a floor|
inlay - a decoration made by fitting pieces of wood into prepared slots in a surface
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n → Mosaikparkett nt
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