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

  • adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of the rococo style in architecture, furniture, and decoration of the reign of Louis XV.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An epithet designating the style of French architecture and decoration which succeeded the Louis-Quatorze style, and characterized the reign of Louis XV. (1715-74).

Etymologies

French.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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