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Pietra Dura

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Hard and fine stones in general, such as are used for inlay and the like, as distinguished from the softer stones used in building; thus, a Florentine mosaic is a familiar instance of work in pietra dura, though the ground may be soft marble.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Pietra Dura'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​web/​p/pietra-dura.html. 1828.
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