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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A small square tile of stone or glass used in making mosaics.

Usage examples (24)
  • Kobe, the Director at the site, showed us where a single tessera had come loose.
  • Thetis is that goddess, and thus a most suitable tessera for us.
  • We are to enter the Juzgado, using the tessera the talus supplied.
  • Figure 2: Cipollino verde tessera of the mosaic floor of Frigidarium I for more
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