moresque

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1mo·resque

adjective, often capitalized \m-ˈresk, mə-\

Definition of MORESQUE

:  having the characteristics of Moorish art or architecture

Origin of MORESQUE

French, from Spanish morisco, from moro Moor, from Latin Maurus
First Known Use: circa 1611

Rhymes with MORESQUE

2moresque

noun, often capitalized

Definition of MORESQUE

:  an ornament or decorative motif in Moorish style

First Known Use of MORESQUE

circa 1752

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