from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Inlay of wood, often of different colors, that is worked into a geometric pattern or mosaic and is used especially for floors.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The technique of applying wooden tiles or veneers to create a decorative geometrical pattern on floors, furniture etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A species of joinery or cabinet-work consisting of an inlay of geometric or other patterns, generally of different colors, -- used especially for floors.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A mosaic of woodwork used for floors, wainscoting, and the like.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a patterned wood inlay used to cover a floor
French parqueterie, from parquet; see parquet.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)