damascene

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

damascene (not comparable)

  1. inlaid with silver or gold

Verb[edit]

damascene (third-person singular simple present damascenes, present participle damascening, simple past and past participle damascened)

  1. (transitive) To decorate (metalwork) with a peculiar marking or water produced in the process of manufacture, or with designs produced by inlaying or encrusting with another metal, such as silver or gold, or by etching, etc.; to damask.

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Noun[edit]

damascene (plural damascenes)

  1. Archaic form of damson.
    • Mary Martha Sherwood
      As Emily was carrying one of the jars, she perceived that it was tied down so loosely that she could put in her finger and get at the fruit. Accordingly she took out one of the damascenes, and ate it []

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

damascene

  1. feminine plural of damasceno

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

damascene

  1. vocative masculine singular of damascenus