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adorno

[uh-dawr-noh]
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noun, plural a·dor·nos. Ceramics.
  1. relief ornament applied to a piece.

Origin of adorno

< Spanish, noun derivative of adornar < Latin adōrnāre to adorn
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Adorno

noun
  1. Theodor Wiesengrund. 1903–69, German philosopher, sociologist, and music critic. His writings include The Philosophy of the New Music (1949) and Negative Dialectics (1966)
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