Adamesque

adjective
Ad·​am·​esque | \ ¦a-də-¦mesk \

Definition of Adamesque

of architecture and furniture
: derived from the style of the brothers Adam attenuated delicacies of Mount Vernon's Adamesque ceilings— Hugh Morrison

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First Known Use of Adamesque

1881, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Adamesque

Robert and James Adam + English -esque

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“Adamesque.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Adamesque. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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