An example of a mosaic is the dragon at the entrance of Antoni Gaudi's Park Güell in Barcelona, Spain.
Mosaic a sidewalk.
A mosaic of testimony from various witnesses.
Mosaic a design on a rosewood box.
Origin of mosaic
- Middle English musycke from Old French mosaique from Old Italian mosaico from Medieval Latin mūsāicum neuter of mūsāicus of the Muses from Latin Mūsa Muse from Greek Mousa men-1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle French mosaïque, moysaique. English from the 17th century.