japonaiserie

[ jap-uh-nez-uh-ree, -nez-uh-ree; French zha-paw-nezuh-ree ]
/ ˌdʒæp əˌnɛz əˈri, -ˈnɛz ə ri; French ʒa pɔ nɛzəˈri /
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noun

stylistic characteristics, as in art, decor, or film, influenced by or reflective of Japanese culture and tradition.
something, as an art object, displaying these characteristics.

Nearby words

  1. jape,
  2. japheth,
  3. japhetic,
  4. japlish,
  5. japn.,
  6. japonica,
  7. japonism,
  8. japurá,
  9. japygid,
  10. jaques

Origin of japonaiserie

1895–1900; < French, equivalent to japonais Japanese (Japon Japan + -ais < Latin -ēnsis -ensis; cf. -ese) + -erie -ery

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