Definition of Tessellae

1. Noun. (plural of tessella) ¹



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Definition of Tessellae

1. tessella [n] - See also: tessella

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tessellae

teschemacherite
tesetaxel
tesh
teshuva
tesla
teslas
tesofensine
tessara-
tesselar
tesselate
tesselated
tesselates
tesselating
tesselation
tessella
tessellae (current term)
tessellata
tessellate
tessellated
tessellated fundus
tessellates
tessellating
tessellation
tessellations
tessera
tesseract
tesseracts
tesseradecade
tesseradecades
tesserae

Literary usage of Tessellae

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1. Illustrations of the Remains of Roman Art: In Cirencester, the Site of by James Buckman, Charles Henry Newmarch (1850)
"2), and in order to this a piece of the limestone found in the Villa was also roasted, when it became exactly that of the roasted limestone tessellae. ..."

2. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1850)
"The artificial tessellae from pottery consist of shades of red and black ; the reds all being due to a peroxidation of the iron in the clays from which they ..."

3. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1850)
"The natural tessellae, many of which are so altered by chemical manipulation ... The artificial tessellae from pottery consist of shades of red and black; ..."

4. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1842)
"These tessellae are of different sizes and figures, adapted to the situations they ... The tessellae used in forming the ornamented borders were in general ..."

5. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"These tessellae are of different sizes and •figures, adapted to the ... The tessellae used in forming the ornamented borders re in general somewhat larger ..."

6. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"These tessellae are of different sizes and figures, adapted to the situations they ... The tessellae used in forming the ornamented borders were in general ..."

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