objet d'art

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noun ob·jet d'art \ˌȯb-ˌzhā-ˈdär\

Definition of objet d'art

plural

objets d'art

\ˌȯb-ˌzhā-ˈdär\
  1. 1 :  an article of some artistic value

  2. 2 :  curio —called also objet

Examples of objet d'art in a sentence

  1. The house is decorated with objets d'art from around the world.

  2. the museum's collection is strongest in objets d'art from the South Pacific

Origin and Etymology of objet d'art

French, literally, art object


First Known Use: circa 1865


OBJET D'ART Defined for English Language Learners

objet d'art

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noun ob·jet d'art \ˌȯb-ˌzhā-ˈdär\

Definition of objet d'art for English Language Learners

  • : a small object that is valued because it is beautiful or interesting : an object that has artistic value



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