[ree-juh ns; French rey-zhahns]

adjective (often lowercase)

noting or pertaining to the style of French furnishings and decoration of c1700–20, in which a transition occurs from the Baroque style of Louis XIV to the Rococo of Louis XV.

Origin of Régence

< French, Middle French < Medieval Latin rēgentia regency
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