Mauresque

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a. & n Mauresque See Moresque.
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Usage

In literature:

In the distance he could now perceive the mauresque pinnacles that crowned his palazzo, and he was sadder than ever.
"Massimilla Doni" by Honore de Balzac
The walls, if not tiled, are whitewashed, and often beautifully decorated in plaster mauresques.
"Life in Morocco and Glimpses Beyond" by Budgett Meakin
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