mascaron

[ mas-kuh-ron ]
/ ˈmæs kəˌrɒn /
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noun Architecture.


Nearby words

  1. mascagni,
  2. mascagni, pietro,
  3. mascara,
  4. mascarene grass,
  5. mascarene islands,
  6. mascarpone,
  7. mascle,
  8. mascon,
  9. mascot,
  10. mascouche

Origin of mascaron

1655–65; < French < Italian mascherone, augmentative of maschera; see mask

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