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rosemaling

(ˈrəʊzəˌmɑːlɪŋ; -sə-)
n
(Crafts) a type of painted or carved decoration in Scandinavian peasant style consisting of floral motifs
[C20: from Norwegian, literally: rose painting]
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ro•se•ma•ling

(ˈroʊ zəˌmɑ lɪŋ)

n.
decorative work of Norwegian folk origin consisting of painted or carved floral designs, as on furniture or woodwork.
[1940–45; < Norwegian, =rose rose1 + maling painting]
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rosemaling

Carved or painted decoration with floral motifs.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rosemaling - a Scandinavian style of carved or painted decoration (as on furniture or walls or dinnerware) consisting of floral motifs
decoration, ornament, ornamentation - something used to beautify
article of furniture, furniture, piece of furniture - furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy; "they had too much furniture for the small apartment"; "there was only one piece of furniture in the room"
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