[ uh-dawr-noh ]
/ əˈdɔr noʊ /
noun, plural a·dor·nos. Ceramics.
relief ornament applied to a piece.
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Origin of adorno
< Spanish, noun derivative of adornar < Latin adōrnāre to adorn
Words nearby adorno
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British Dictionary definitions for adorno
/ (German aˈdɔrno) /
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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