|1.||(tr) to construct, pave, or inlay with a mosaic of small tiles|
|2.||(intr) (of identical shapes) to fit together exactly: triangles will tessellate but octagons will not|
|[C18: from Latin tessellātus checked, from tessella small stone cube, from |
tessellated tes·sel·lat·ed (těs'ə-lā'tĭd)
Composed of or patterned in small squares.