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Today's word is:

parquetry

|ˈpärkitrē|

noun

  • Inlaid work of blocks of various woods arranged in a geometric pattern, esp. for flooring or furniture.

ORIGIN: 1842 from Old French parchet (the diminutive of parc), literally meaning "a small enclosed space"

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