chinoiserie

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French chinoiserie (Chinese-esque)

Noun[edit]

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chinoiserie (uncountable)

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

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

chinois (Chinese) +‎ -erie (having the quality of)

Noun[edit]

chinoiserie f (plural chinoiseries)

  1. (art) chinoiserie
  2. (in the plural) complications