Definition of Aubusson in English:

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Aubusson

Pronunciation: /ˈōbəˌsôn/

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.

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Syllabification: Au·bus·son

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