terrazzo

[tuh-raz-oh, -rah-zoh, -rah-tsoh; Italian ter-raht-tsaw]
noun
a mosaic flooring or paving composed of chips of broken stone, usually marble, and cement, polished when in place.

Origin:
1895–1900; < Italian: balcony, terraced or flat roof < Vulgar Latin *terrāceus, derivative of Latin terra ground

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terrazzo (tɛˈrætsəʊ)
 
n
a floor or wall finish made by setting marble or other stone chips into a layer of mortar and polishing the surface
 
[C20: from Italian: terrace]

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Example sentences
Surrounding the base is a terrazzo floor, inlaid with a star chart, or celestial map.
Water falls in a sheet from this top container to a pool lined with green terrazzo below.
Existing terrazzo flooring to be removed in these areas.
The south lobby also has a terrazzo floor to act as a heat sink.
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