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moresque

adjective, often capitalized mo·resque \ mȯ-ˈresk , mə- \

Definition of moresque

: having the characteristics of Moorish art or architecture

Origin and Etymology of moresque

French, from Spanish morisco, from moro Moor, from Latin Maurus


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moresque

noun, often capitalized

Definition of moresque

: an ornament or decorative motif in Moorish style

First Known Use of moresque

15th century

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