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Of or relating to a style of 16th-century Spanish architecture characterized by lavish ornamentation in a variety of motifs, especially Gothic, Renaissance, and Moorish.
[Spanish plateresco, in the manner of a silversmith, Plateresque, from platero, silversmith, from plata, silver; see platina.]
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(Architecture) architect relating to the 16th century Spanish architecture and art which is characterized by rich ornamentation in the style of a silversmith
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