japonaiserie

noun, often capitalized
ja·​po·​nais·​e·​rie | \ zhä-pȯ-ne-zə-ˈrē How to pronounce japonaiserie (audio) , -nez-ˈrē \

Definition of japonaiserie

: a style in art reflecting Japanese qualities or motifs also : an object or decoration in this style

First Known Use of japonaiserie

1896, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for japonaiserie

French, from japonais Japanese

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“Japonaiserie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/japonaiserie. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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