Louis Quinze

[ kanz; French kanz ]
/ kænz; French kɛ̃z /

adjective

noting or pertaining to the rococo style of architecture, furnishings, and decoration prevailing in France in the early and mid-18th century, characterized by fantasy, lightness, elegance, and comfort.

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Origin of Louis Quinze

1850–55; <French: Louis XV
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Louis Quinze
/ (kænz) /

adjective

of or relating to the rococo style of the furniture, decoration, and architecture of the time of Louis XV of France
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