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alfresco

or al fres·co

[al-fres-koh]
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adverb
  1. out-of-doors; in the open air: to dine alfresco.
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adjective
  1. 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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alfresco

adjective, adverb
  1. in the open air
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Word Origin

C18: from Italian: in the cool
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