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applique (n.)

1841, from French appliqué "work applied or laid on to another material," noun use of past participle of appliquer "to apply" (Old French apliquier, 12c.), from Latin applicare "attach to, join, connect" (see apply).

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Definitions of applique
1
applique (v.)
sew on as a decoration;
2
applique (n.)
a decorative design made of one material sewn over another;
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