See also: décor and de cor

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From French décor.

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NounEdit

decor (countable and uncountable, plural decors)

  1. The style of decoration of a room or building.
    Her living room had a lush Persian-style decor.
  2. A stage setting; scenery; set; backdrop.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French décor, from Latin decor or decus.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

decor n (plural decors, diminutive decortje n)

  1. stage setting, decor, scenery
  2. decor; decoration

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DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: dekor
  • Indonesian: dekor

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Philippa, Marlies; Debrabandere, Frans; Quak, Arend; Schoonheim, Tanneke; van der Sijs, Nicoline (2003–2009) Etymologisch woordenboek van het Nederlands (in Dutch), Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

See decus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

decor m (genitive decōris); third declension

  1. elegance, grace
  2. beauty, charm
    Synonyms: pulchritūdō, faciēs, decus
    Antonyms: dēdecus, dehonestāmentum

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative decor decōrēs
Genitive decōris decōrum
Dative decōrī decōribus
Accusative decōrem decōrēs
Ablative decōre decōribus
Vocative decor decōrēs

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • decor”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • decor”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • decor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French décor.

NounEdit

decor n (plural decoruri)

  1. decor

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