or al fres·co

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  1. outdoor: an alfresco café.

Origin of alfresco

1745–55; < Italian: in the cool, in a cool place. See fresco Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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adjective, adverb
  1. in the open air

Word Origin for alfresco

C18: from Italian: in the cool
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