Definition of ukiyo–e
: a Japanese art movement that flourished from the 17th to the 19th century and produced paintings and prints depicting the everyday life and interests of the common people; also : the paintings and prints themselves
Variants of ukiyo–e
Origin and Etymology of ukiyo–e
Japanese ukiyo-e genre picture, from ukiyo world, life + e picture
First Known Use: 1879
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