Definition of Parterres

1. Noun. (plural of parterre) ¹



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Definition of Parterres

1. parterre [n] - See also: parterre

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parterres

partake in
partaken
partaker
partakers
partakes
partaking
partan
partans
partay
partays
parted
parted leaf
partenope
parter
parterre
parterres (current term)
parters
partes
partes corporis humani
parthanatos
partheite
partheniad
partheniads
partheno-
parthenocarpic
parthenocarpies
parthenocarpy
parthenogen

Literary usage of Parterres

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1. Gardening for Ladies: And Companion to the Flower-garden by Loudon (Jane), Andrew Jackson Downing (1843)
"In these parterres flowers and shrubs were altogether secondary objects, ... The French divided their parterres into three kinds: parterres of embroidery, ..."

2. A Treatise on Forming, Improving, and Managing Country Residences: And on by John Claudius Loudon (1806)
"THESE are, parterres of different kinds; Botanic Gardens; ... In ornamental gardens or parterres of every kind, the soil should be ..."

3. The Ladies' Companion to the Flower Garden: Being an Alphabetical by Jane (Webb) Loudon (1865)
"parterres of compartments among the French generally consisted of one square, round, ... parterres anglais may be considered as included in the parterres of ..."

4. An Encyclopædia of Gardening: Comprising the Theory and Practice of by John Claudius Loudon (1860)
"... vegetable sculptures and embroidered parterres were probably in their highest vogue ; a conjecture confirmed by the works of Le Blond, James, Switzer, ..."

5. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"The tables exhibited a most delightful appearance, being ornamented with parterres and arbors, displaying an ..."

6. An Introduction to the Study of Landscape Design by Henry Vincent Hubbard (1917)
"... but all this is no excuse for the raucous color discords which we so frequently see in public gardens and parks and often too in private parterres, ..."

7. Italy: With Sketches of Spain and Portugal by William Beckford (1835)
"parterres of the Greffier Fagel.—Air poisoned by the sluggish canals.— Fishy locality of Dutch banquetting rooms.—Derivation of the inhabitants of Holland. ..."

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