- 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