Louis-seize meaning

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Of, relating to, or characteristic of the neoclassic style in architecture, furniture, and decoration of the reign of Louis XVI.
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Designating or of the style of furniture, architecture, etc. of the time of Louis XVI of France, characterized by a return to straight lines, symmetry, and classic ornamental details.
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Origin of louis-seize

  • French

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition