plateresque


plat·er·esque

adjective, often capitalized \ˌpla-tə-ˈresk\

Definition of PLATERESQUE

:  of, relating to, or being a 16th century Spanish architectural style characterized by elaborate ornamentation suggestive of silver plate

Origin of PLATERESQUE

Spanish plateresco, from platero silversmith, from plata silver
First Known Use: circa 1864

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