Origin: It intarsio < intarsiare, to inlay, incrust < in-, in + Ar tarṣi, inlay work < raṣṣaʼa, to inlay
See intarsia in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: , from Italian intarsio
Origin: , from intarsiare, to inlay
Origin: : in-, in (from Latin; see in-2)
Origin: + tarsia, inlaid mosaic work (from Arabic tarṣī‘, inlaying, setting, infinitive of raṣṣa‘a, to inlay, derived stem of raṣi‘a, to adhere; see rṣע in Semitic roots).
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