pise

pisé

[pee-zey]
noun
Also, pisay.
Also called pisé de terre [duh tair] .


Origin:
1790–1800; < French, noun use of past participle of piser to beat down (earth) < Latin pīsāre, pīnsere to pound, stamp down

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pisé (ˈpiːzeɪ)
 
n
Also called: pisé de terre rammed earth or clay used to make floors or walls
 
[C18: French, from past participle of piser, from Latin pisare to beat, pound]

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