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plateresque

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adjective, often capitalized plat·er·esque \ˌpla-tə-ˈresk\

Definition of plateresque

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



Origin and Etymology of plateresque

Spanish plateresco, from platero silversmith, from plata silver


First Known Use: circa 1864


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