virtu


vir·tu

noun \ˌvər-ˈtü, ˌvir-\

Definition of VIRTU

1
:  a love of or taste for curios or objets d'art
2
:  productions of art especially of a curious or antique nature :  objets d'art

Variants of VIRTU

vir·tu or ver·tu \ˌvər-, ˌver-\

Origin of VIRTU

Italian virtù, literally, virtue, from Latin virtut-, virtus
First Known Use: 1722

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