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parquetry

[pahr-ki-tree] /ˈpɑr kɪ tri/
noun
1.
mosaic work of wood used for floors, wainscoting, etc.; marquetry.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < French parqueterie. See parquet, -ery
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parquetry

/ˈpɑːkɪtrɪ/
noun
1.
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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