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damascene

noun dam·a·scene \ ˈda-mə-ˌsēn , ˌda-mə-ˈ \

Definition of damascene

1 capitalized :a native or inhabitant of Damascus
2 :the characteristic markings of Damascus steel

First Known Use of damascene

14th century


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damascene

adjective

Definition of damascene

1 capitalized :of, relating to, or characteristic of Damascus or the Damascenes
2 :of or relating to damask or the art of damascening

First Known Use of damascene

14th century


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damascene

verb

Definition of damascene

damascened; damascening
transitive verb
:to ornament (something, such as iron or steel) with wavy patterns like those of watered silk or with inlaid work of precious metals

Origin and Etymology of damascene

Middle French damasquiner, from damasquin of Damascus


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