churrigueresque

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adjective, often capitalized chur·ri·gue·resque \ˌchu̇r-i-gə-ˈresk\

Definition of churrigueresque

  1. :  of or relating to a Spanish baroque architectural style characterized by elaborate surface decoration or its Latin American adaptation

Origin and Etymology of churrigueresque

Spanish churrigueresco, from José Churriguera †1725 Spanish architect


First Known Use: 1845


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