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moresque

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

Definition of moresque

  1. :  having the characteristics of Moorish art or architecture

Origin and Etymology of moresque

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


First Known Use: 1611


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moresque

noun, often capitalized mo·resque

Definition of moresque

  1. :  an ornament or decorative motif in Moorish style

15th Century

First Known Use of moresque

15th century


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