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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French chinoiserie (Chinese-esque).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃiːnwɑːzəˈɹiː/

NounEdit

 
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chinoiserie (countable and uncountable, plural chinoiseries)

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

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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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