Alhambresque

adjective
Al·​ham·​bresque | \ ¦al-ˌham-¦bresk \
variants: or Alhambraic \ ¦al-​ˌham-​¦brā-​ik \

Definition of Alhambresque

: made or decorated after the fanciful style of the ornamentation in the Alhambra

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First Known Use of Alhambresque

1851, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Alhambresque

alhambra + -esque entry 1 or -ic entry 1

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“Alhambresque.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alhambresque. Accessed 29 Mar. 2020.

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