parquetry

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Parquetry \Par"quet*ry\, noun [F. parqueterie, fr. parquet inlaid flooring, fr. parquet, dim. of parc an inclosure. See {Park}.] A species of joinery or cabinet-work consisting of an inlay of geometric or other patterns, generally of different colors, -- used especially for floors.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

parquetry

noun

1: a patterned wood inlay used to cover a floor [syn: {parquetry}, {parqueterie}]


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