- an ornamental garden area in which the flower beds and path form a pattern
- parquet circle
Origin of parterreFrench from par, on + terre, earth from Classical Latin terra: see terrace
- An ornamental flower garden having the beds and paths arranged to form a pattern.
- See parquet circle.
Origin of parterreFrench from Old French ornamental garden from par terre on the ground par over, on ; see paramount . terre ground ( from Old French) ( from Latin terra earth ; see ters- in Indo-European roots.)
at the Château de Villandry