decor

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See also: décor and de cor

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French décor

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Noun[edit]

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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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

decor n (plural decors, diminutive decortje n)

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

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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: dekor
  • Indonesian: dekor

References[edit]

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

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See decus.

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Noun[edit]

decor m (genitive decōris); third declension

  1. elegance, grace
  2. beauty, charm

Declension[edit]

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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References[edit]

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

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French décor.

Noun[edit]

decor n (plural decoruri)

  1. decor

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