Louis Quatorze

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Louis Qua·torze

 (kă-tôrz′)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of the baroque style in architecture, furniture, and decoration of the reign of Louis XIV.

[French.]

Louis Quatorze

(kəˈtɔːz)
adj
(Art Terms) of or relating to the baroque style of furniture, decoration, and architecture of the time of Louis XIV of France and characterized by massive forms and heavy ornamentation

Lou′is Qua•torze′

(kəˈtɔrz; Fr. kaˈtɔrz)
adj.
of or designating the baroque style of architecture, furniture, and decoration in France under Louis XIV, characterized by grandeur, largeness of scale, and lavish ornamentation.
[1850–55; < French: Louis XIV]
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