Watteau

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adjective Wat·teau \(ˌ)wä-ˈtō\

Definition of Watteau

  1. 1 of a hat :  shallow-crowned and having a wide brim turned up at the back to hold flower trimmings

  2. 2 of women's dress :  having back pleats falling loosely from neckline to hem

Origin and Etymology of watteau

Antoine Watteau


First Known Use: 1861


Watteau

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

Definition of Watteau

  1. (Jean-) Antoine 1684–1721 French painter


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