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rosemaling

rosemaling

noun ro·se·ma·ling \ˈrō-zə-ˌmä-liŋ, -sə-\

Definition of ROSEMALING

:  painted or sometimes carved decoration (as on furniture, walls, or wooden dinnerware) in Scandinavian peasant style that consists especially of floral designs and inscriptions

Origin of ROSEMALING

Norwegian, from rose rose + maling painting
First Known Use: 1942

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