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  • adj. Pertaining to an ornate style of architecture of 16th century Spain suggestive of silver plate.

Etymologies

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From the Spanish plateresco, in the manner of a silversmith, from platero, silversmith, from plata, silver.

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  • zuzu, you make it a pleasure to post them.

    October 11, 2018

  • Oh, nice! I am ever in awe at your skill with these, qms.

    October 11, 2018

  • His lashings of gold are grotesque,

    A Midas self-mocked in burlesque.

    His shill, pallid Pence,

    Is small change and hence

    Permitted the cold plateresque.

    October 11, 2018