歧義

2008/11/13

Baroque

Filed under: beauty,Identiy — pinksealife @ 11:58

 

“the word baroque is derived from the Portuguese word “barroco”, Spanish “barroco”, or French “baroque”, all of which refer to a “rough or imperfect pearl”.

“Pronunciation:
\bə-ˈrōk, ba-, –ˈräk, –ˈrȯk\
Function:
adjective
Etymology:
French, from Middle French barroque irregularly shaped (of a pearl), from Portuguese barroco irregularly shaped pearl
Date:
1765 “
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