Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Inlay of wood, often of different colors, that is worked into a geometric pattern or mosaic and is used especially for floors.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A mosaic of woodwork used for floors, wainscoting, and the like.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The technique of applying wooden tiles or veneers to create a decorative geometrical pattern on floors, furniture etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a patterned wood inlay used to cover a floor

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French parqueterie, from parquet; see parquet.]

Examples

  • Get a set of pattern blocks also called parquetry blocks.

    Testing for Kindergarten

  • Get a set of pattern blocks also called parquetry blocks.

    Testing for Kindergarten

  • Get a set of pattern blocks also called parquetry blocks.

    Testing for Kindergarten

  • Get a set of pattern blocks also called parquetry blocks.

    Testing for Kindergarten

  • Some examples include: sorting and classifying with manipulatives, playing board games and dominoes, working with large blocks for young children, smaller blocks for older kids, playing with linking cubes and parquetry blocks, stringing beads, making patterns with food, and playing with puzzles.

    Testing for Kindergarten

  • A lacquered parquetry table stood in the center, surrounded by colorful silk cushions.

    THE RIVER KINGS’ ROAD

  • Some examples include: sorting and classifying with manipulatives, playing board games and dominoes, working with large blocks for young children, smaller blocks for older kids, playing with linking cubes and parquetry blocks, stringing beads, making patterns with food, and playing with puzzles.

    Testing for Kindergarten

  • Whether you have parquetry blocks or any of the other materials suggested in the chapter, try making designs and having your child copy what you make.

    Testing for Kindergarten

  • Whether you have parquetry blocks or any of the other materials suggested in the chapter, try making designs and having your child copy what you make.

    Testing for Kindergarten

  • Whether you have parquetry blocks or any of the other materials suggested in the chapter, try making designs and having your child copy what you make.

    Testing for Kindergarten

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