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- n. Alternative form of brocatel.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as brocatel.
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Sweden and Scotland yielded a supply of green and red granite; from Italy were brought the yellow and white marbles; from Finland, red porphyry; from Spain, "brocatello;" and from
Specimens of brocatello may be found in several churches and palaces, forming mouldings, sheathings, and pedestals.
_brocatello antico_ of the Italians, so named from its various shades of yellow and purple, resembling silk brocade.