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Date: 1700-1800
Language: French
Origin: , past participle of appliquer, from Latin applicare; APPLY

appliqué

noun
     
ap‧pli‧qué [uncountable and countable]
DCDLH the process of sewing pieces of material onto a piece of clothing for decoration, or the pieces themselves
appliqué verb [transitive]

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