Moresque meaning

mô-rĕsk, mə-
Characteristic of Moorish art or architecture.
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An ornament or a decoration in Moorish style.
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Moorish in design or decoration, etc.
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Moorish design or decoration, characterized by intricate tracery, bright colors, gilt, etc.
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Origin of moresque

  • French from Old French from Spanish Morisco Morisco Morisco

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