damascene

Primary Meanings of damascene

1.
nadjv
a design produced by inlaying gold or silver into steel
(of metals) decorated or inlaid with a wavy pattern of different (especially precious) metals
inlay metal with gold and silver
2.
adj
of or relating to or characteristic of Damascus or its people
Full Definitions of damascene
1

n a design produced by inlaying gold or silver into steel

Type of:
design, figure, pattern
a decorative or artistic work

adj (of metals) decorated or inlaid with a wavy pattern of different (especially precious) metals

“a damascened sword”
Synonyms:
fancy
not plain; decorative or ornamented

v inlay metal with gold and silver

Type of:
inlay
decorate the surface of by inserting wood, stone, and metal
2

adj of or relating to or characteristic of Damascus or its people

damascene city gates”

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