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[Spanish ah-soo-le-haw, ah-thoo-; Portuguese ah-zoo-le-zhoo] /Spanish ˌɑ suˈlɛ hɔ, ˌɑ θu-; Portuguese ˌɑ zuˈlɛ ʒʊ/
noun, plural azulejos
[Spanish ah-soo-le-haws, ah-thoo-; Portuguese ah-zoo-le-zhoo sh] /Spanish ˌɑ suˈlɛ hɔs, ˌɑ θu-; Portuguese ˌɑ zuˈlɛ ʒʊʃ/ (Show IPA)
(in Spanish-speaking and Portuguese-speaking countries) a glazed and painted tile used as a wainscot or facing.
Origin of azulejo
1835-45; < Spanish: blue tile, derivative of azul blue Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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