- art nouveau as practiced in German-speaking countries.
Origin of Jugendstil
1925–30; < German, equivalent to Jugend youth + Stil style
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- another name for Art Nouveau
from Jugend literally: youth, name of illustrated periodical that first appeared in 1896, + Stil style
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Word Origin and History for jugendstil
German equivalent of art nouveau, from "Jugend," literally "youth," name of a German magazine begun in 1896 + stil "style."
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