alfresco

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian al ‎(at the) + fresco ‎(cool)

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Adjective[edit]

alfresco ‎(not comparable)

  1. Outdoors, open to the atmosphere.
    The walking district features many alfresco cafés.
    • 2004, David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas
      We sat alfresco on the edge of a “square,” in reality a pond of cobbly mud with a plinth plonked in its navel []

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Adverb[edit]

alfresco ‎(not comparable)

  1. Outdoors; in fresh air.
    As it was a sunny afternoon, we decided to dine alfresco on the patio.

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