counterboulle

counter-boulle

[koun-ter-bool]

Origin:
counter- + boulle

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contre-partie

[French kawntruh-par-tee]
noun Furniture.
(in buhlwork) an inlay composed of a design in tortoise shell on a background of brass.
Also called counterboulle.


Origin:
< French: counterpart

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