palimpsest

pal·imp·sest
ˈpaləm(p)ˌsest/
noun
  1. a manuscript or piece of writing material on which the original writing has been effaced to make room for later writing but of which traces remain.
    • something reused or altered but still bearing visible traces of its earlier form.
      “Sutton Place is a palimpsest of the taste of successive owners”

     

 

 

 

 

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