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rosemaling

[roh-zuh-mah-ling] /ˈroʊ zəˌmɑ lɪŋ/
noun
1.
decorative work of Norwegian folk origin consisting of painted or carved floral designs, as on furniture or woodwork.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; < Norwegian, equivalent to rose rose + maling painting
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rosemaling

/ˈrəʊzəˌmɑːlɪŋ; -sə-/
noun
1.
a type of painted or carved decoration in Scandinavian peasant style consisting of floral motifs
Word Origin
C20: from Norwegian, literally: rose painting
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