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English → English (WordNet) Definition: arabesque arabesque n 1: position in which the dancer has one leg raised behind and arms outstretched in a conventional pose 2: an ornament that interlaces simulated foliage in an intricate design
English → English (gcide) Definition: Arabesque Arabesque \Ar`a*besque"\, a. 1. Arabian. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. Relating to, or exhibiting, the style of ornament called arabesque; as, arabesque frescoes. [1913 Webster] Arabesque \Ar`a*besque"\, n. [F. arabesque, fr. It. arabesco, fr. Arabo Arab.] A style of ornamentation either painted, inlaid, or carved in low relief. It consists of a pattern in which plants, fruits, foliage, etc., as well as figures of men and animals, real or imaginary, are fantastically interlaced or put together. [1913 Webster] Note: It was employed in Roman imperial ornamentation, and appeared, without the animal figures, in Moorish and Arabic decorative art. (See Moresque.) The arabesques of the Renaissance were founded on Greco-Roman work. [1913 Webster]


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