brocatel

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French brocatelle, from Italian brocatello. See brocade.

Noun[edit]

brocatel (plural brocatels)

  1. A kind of coarse brocade, or figured fabric, used chiefly for tapestry, linings for carriages, etc.
  2. A kind of marble, clouded and veined with white, grey, red, and especially yellow; Siena marble.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.