Moresque

Moresque

[muh-resk]
adjective

Origin:
1605–15; < Middle French < Italian moresco, equivalent to Mor(o) Moor + -esco -esque

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Moresque (mɔːˈrɛsk)
 
adj
1.  (esp of decoration and architecture) of Moorish style
 
n
2.  a.  Moorish design or decoration
 b.  a specimen of this
 
[C17: from French, from Italian moresco, from MoroMoor]

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