chinoiserie

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French chinoiserie (Chinese-esque)

NounEdit

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chinoiserie (uncountable)

  1. (art) A style in art, or an artistic object, that reflects the influence of Chinese art

TranslationsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

chinois (Chinese) +‎ -erie (having the quality of)

NounEdit

chinoiserie f (plural chinoiseries)

  1. (art) chinoiserie
  2. (in the plural) complications
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