Origin of décor
Examples from the Web for decor
Now, we're in a very small, very hot room with no decor—there is only an ominous-looking vault door.
It makes clear that, from the beginning, decor went hand-in-hand with serious modernist art.
The decor and vibe are cool and contemporary, but still warm and inviting.
I am so happy to read the above letters especially from MVL and Decor.
Hugo has much to say of the pulchritudo and the decor of the creature-world.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
Clearly Vitruvius's rule of decor had not restrained even the publicists of Palladianism.The Art of Architecture|Anonymous
This was the decor of convention that Madame Sans Gene rendered classic.Royal Palaces and Parks of France|Milburg Francisco Mansfield
She had taken expensive rooms in a good location, and furnished them with the assistance of a decor store.K|Mary Roberts Rinehart
Orne looked around at the Bullone guest room: low key furnishings with an old-fashioned selectacol for change of decor.Operation Haystack|Frank Patrick Herbert
British Dictionary definitions for decor
Word Origin for décor
Word Origin and History for decor
1897, from French décor (18c.), back-formation from décorer "to decorate" (14c.), from Latin decorare (see decorate). It thus duplicates Latin decor "beauty, elegance, charm, grace, ornament." Originally a theater term in English; general use is since 1926.