art nouveau

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Hôtel Verlaine in Liège, Belgium, an example of a building designed in an art nouveau style

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French art nouveau (literally new art).

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art nouveau (uncountable)

  1. A decorative style of art and architecture that especially used the sinuous and flowing lines of plants.

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