Definition of intarsia noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

intarsia

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ɪnˈtɑːs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtɑːrs//
 
[uncountable](art)
 
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the making of flat designs using different colours of wood Word Originfrom Italian intarsio; superseding earlier tarsia (from Italian, ‘marquetry’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: intarsia