or al fres·co
- out-of-doors; in the open air: to dine alfresco.
- outdoor: an alfresco café.
Origin of alfresco
1745–55; < Italian: in the cool, in a cool place. See fresco
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- in the open air
Word Origin for alfresco
C18: from Italian: in the cool
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Word Origin and History for al fresco
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