from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A flooring material of marble or stone chips set in mortar and polished when dry.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A faux-marble material used for flooring and countertops.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A trade-name for a kind of concrete pavement made of broken stone and hydraulic cement.
Italian, perhaps from Old Provençal terrassa, terrace; see terrace.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Italian terrazzo. (Wiktionary)