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Moresque

[muh-resk] /məˈrɛsk/
adjective
1.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; < Middle French < Italian moresco, equivalent to Mor(o) Moor + -esco -esque
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British Dictionary definitions for Moresque

Moresque

/mɔːˈrɛsk/
adjective
1.
(esp of decoration and architecture) of Moorish style
noun
2.
  1. Moorish design or decoration
  2. a specimen of this
Word Origin
C17: from French, from Italian moresco, from MoroMoor
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