noun Ju·gend·stil \ˈyügəntˌshtēl\

Definition of Jugendstil



  1. :  a late 19th century and early 20th century German decorative style parallel to art nouveau

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Origin and Etymology of jugendstil

German, literally, style of Jugend, from Jugend, illustrated periodical founded in Munich in 1896 + German stil style, from Middle High German, style, stylus, from Latin stilus — more at style

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