Variant of landscape
- a picture representing a section of natural, inland scenery, as of prairie, woodland, mountains, etc.
- the branch of painting, photography, etc. dealing with such pictures
- an expanse of natural scenery considered in terms of its visual effect
Origin: 17th-c. art borrowing (cf. easel, lay figure) ; from Dutch landschap ; from land, land plush -schap, -ship: earlier also landskip, akin to Old English landscipe, German landschaft
transitive verb landscaped, landscaping
to change the natural features of (a plot of ground) so as to make it more attractive, as by adding lawns, trees, bushes, etc.
to work as a landscape architect or gardener
- landscaper noun