Share this entry

Share this page

Moresque

Syllabification: Mo·resque
Pronunciation: /məˈresk
 
/

Definition of Moresque in English:

adjective

Origin

late Middle English (as a noun denoting arabesque ornament): from French, from Italian moresco, from Moro 'Moor'.

Definition of Moresque in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day resilient
Pronunciation: rəˈzilyənt
adjective
able to recoil or spring back into shape…