Meaning of “scatter rug” in the English Dictionary

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"scatter rug" in British English

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scatter rugnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈskæt.ə ˌrʌɡ/ us /ˈskæt̬.ɚ ˌrʌɡ/ UK

a small decorative rug (= piece of heavy cloth for covering the floor) that is designed to be moved around:

Why don't we hide that stain on the carpet with a scatter rug?

(Definition of “scatter rug” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)