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See also: écorche and êcorche

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Detail of an écorché (with mummification) of a horse and its rider made by the French anatomist Honoré Fragonard.

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French écorché (flayed).

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NounEdit

écorché (plural écorchés)

  1. (art) A figure drawn, painted or sculpted so as to show the muscles of the body without skin.
    • 1990, Camille Paglia, Sexual Personae:
      Apollo with a potato peeler, she flays the Marsyas of humanity, exposing raw nerve. Man is a red-ribboned écorché in her laboratory.

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VerbEdit

écorché m (feminine singular écorchée, masculine plural écorchés, feminine plural écorchées)

  1. past participle of écorcher

AdjectiveEdit

écorché (feminine singular écorchée, masculine plural écorchés, feminine plural écorchées)

  1. flayed, skinned
  2. hypersensitive

NounEdit

écorché m (plural écorchés)

  1. écorché

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