Churrigueresque love



from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to a style of baroque architecture of Spain and its Latin-American colonies, characterized by elaborate and extravagant decoration.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Relating to a Spanish baroque architectural style that started in the late 17th century to the early 18th century; characterized by flamboyant ornamentation

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Noting an elaborate phase of the baroque style in architecture which originated in Spain in the seventeenth century.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having elaborate symmetrical ornamentation


Spanish churrigueresco, after José Benito Churriguera (1665-1725), Spanish architect.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Named for José Benito Churriguera (1665-1725), a Spanish architect and sculptor (Wiktionary)



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