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marquetry

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Noun
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mar=que=try

CIDE DICTIONARY

marquetryn. [F. marqueterie, from marqueter to checker, inlay, fr. marque mark, sign; of German origin. See Mark a sign.].
     Inlaid work; work inlaid with pieces of wood, shells, ivory, veneer, and the like, of several colors, fitted together to form a design or picture that is then used to ornament furniture.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

marquetry, n. (also marqueterie) inlaid work in wood, ivory, etc.

Etymology
F marqueterie f. marqueter variegate f. MARQUE(1)

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