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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
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Origin of ROSEMALING

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

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