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Of or relating to a style of baroque architecture of Spain and its Latin-American colonies, characterized by elaborate and extravagant decoration.
[Spanish churrigueresco, after José Benito Churriguera (1665-1725), Spanish architect.]
(Architecture) of or relating to a style of baroque architecture of Spain in the late 17th and early 18th centuries
[C19: from Spanish churrigueresco in the style of José Churriguera (1650–1725), Spanish architect and sculptor]
chur•ri•gue•resque(ˌtʃʊər i gəˈrɛsk)
(often cap.) of or pertaining to the lavishly detailed baroque architecture of Spain and its colonies in the late 17th and early 18th centuries.
[1835–45; < French < Sp churrigueresco, after JoséChurriguera (1650–1725), architect and sculptor]
A lavishly exuberant Spanish baroque style named after three prolific architect brothers. Its chairs were usually leather upholstered and the decoration’s abundant inlaid features influenced Spanish colonial patterns.