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chinoiserie


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chinoiserie  \Chi`noi`se*rie"\  (sh[=e]`nw[.a]`z'*r[=e]"),  n.  [F.] 
  Chinese  conduct,  art,  decoration,  or  the  like  also  a 
  specimen  of  Chinese  manners,  art,  decoration,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chinoiserie 
  n  :  a  style  in  art  reflecting  Chinese  influence;  elaborately 
  decorated  and  intricately  patterned 




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