Cloisonne



[kloi-zuh-ney; French klwa-zaw-ney] /ˌklɔɪ zəˈneɪ; French klwa zɔˈneɪ/

noun
1.
enamelwork in which colored areas are separated by thin metal bands fixed edgewise to the ground.
adjective
2.
pertaining to, forming, or resembling cloisonné or the pattern of cloisonné.
/klwɑːˈzɒneɪ; French klwazɔne/
noun
1.

adjective
2.
of, relating to, or made by cloisonné
adj.

“divided into compartments,” 1863, from French cloisonné, from cloison “a partition” (12c., in Old French, “enclosure”), from Provençal clausio, from Vulgar Latin *clausio, noun of action from past participle stem of claudere “to close, shut” (see clause).

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