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japonaiserie

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noun, often capitalized ja·po·nais·e·rie \zhä-pȯ-ne-zə-ˈrē, -nez-ˈrē\

Definition of japonaiserie

  1. :  a style in art reflecting Japanese qualities or motifs; also :  an object or decoration in this style



Origin and Etymology of japonaiserie

French, from japonais Japanese


First Known Use: 1896


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