or al fres·co
[ al-fres-koh ]
/ ælˈfrɛs koʊ /
out-of-doors; in the open air: to dine alfresco.
outdoor: an alfresco café.
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Origin of alfresco
1745–55; <Italian: in the cool, in a cool place. See fresco
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British Dictionary definitions for alfresco
/ (ælˈfrɛskəʊ) /
in the open air
Word Origin for alfresco
C18: from Italian: in the cool
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