parquet


parquet
/pahr kay"/, n., v., parqueted /-kayd"/, parqueting /-kay"ing/.
n.
1. a floor composed of short strips or blocks of wood forming a pattern, sometimes with inlays of other woods or other materials.
2. the part of the main floor of a theater, opera house, etc., that is between the musicians' area and the parterre or rear division or, esp. in the U.S., the entire floor space for spectators.
v.t.
3. to construct (a floor) of parquetry.
[1670-80; < F, dim. of parc PARK; see -ET]

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