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Watteau

adjective Wat·teau \(ˌ)wä-ˈtō\

Definition of WATTEAU

1
of a hat :  shallow-crowned and having a wide brim turned up at the back to hold flower trimmings
2
of women's dress :  having back pleats falling loosely from neckline to hem

Origin of WATTEAU

Antoine Watteau
First Known Use: 1861

Watteau

biographical name Wat·teau \wä-ˈtō, vä-\

Definition of WATTEAU

(Jean-) Antoine 1684–1721 Fr. painter

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