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ART NOUVEAU

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does art nouveau mean? 

ART NOUVEAU (noun)
  The noun ART NOUVEAU has 1 sense:

1. a French school of art and architecture popular in the 1890s; characterized by stylized natural forms and sinuous outlines of such objects as leaves and vines and flowers

  Familiarity information: ART NOUVEAU used as a noun is very rare.


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ART NOUVEAU (noun)


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Meaning:

A French school of art and architecture popular in the 1890s; characterized by stylized natural forms and sinuous outlines of such objects as leaves and vines and flowers

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Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Hypernyms ("art nouveau" is a kind of...):

school (a body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers)

art movement; artistic movement (a group of artists who agree on general principles)


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