follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

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
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for rosemaling

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for rosemaling

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for rosemaling

0
17
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for rosemaling