Share this entry

Share this page

Aubusson

Syllabification: Au·bus·son
Pronunciation: /ˈōbəˌsôn
 
/

Definition of Aubusson in English:

noun

A kind of French tapestry or carpet, principally from the 18th century.
Example sentences
  • I'm not sure exactly how old this rug is, but I've seen Aubussons of this era sell on EBay for 25-75 thousand dollars.

Origin

from Aubusson, the name of a town in central France where the tapestries were made.

Definition of Aubusson in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day peart
Pronunciation: pərt
adjective
lively; cheerful