tessellate [verb tes-uh-leyt; adjective tes-uh-lit, -leyt]
verb (used with object), tessellated, tessellating.
1. to form of small squares or blocks, as floors or pavements; form or arrange in a checkered or mosaic pattern.
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Origin: 1785-95; < Latin tessellātus mosaic, equivalent to tessell (a) small square stone (diminutive of tessera tessera ) + -ātus -ate
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