bambocciade

Bambocciade

Bam*boc`ci*ade"\, n. [It. bambocciata, fr. Bamboccio a nickname of Peter Van Laer, a Dutch genre painter; properly, a child, simpleton, puppet, fr. bambo silly.] (Paint.) A representation of a grotesque scene from common or rustic life.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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