noun \ˈa-rəs, ˈer-əs\
plural arras

Definition of ARRAS

:  a tapestry of Flemish origin used especially for wall hangings and curtains
:  a wall hanging or screen of tapestry

Origin of ARRAS

Middle English, from Arras, France
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Fine Arts Terms

Gothic, baroque, bas-relief, limn, oeuvre, pastiche, rococo, sfumato

Rhymes with ARRAS


geographical name \ä-ˈräs, ˈa-rəs\

Definition of ARRAS

city N France SSW of Lille pop 40,535


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