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picturesque (adj.)

"picture-like, possessing notably original and pleasing qualities," 1703, on pattern of French pittoresque, a loan-word from Italian pittoresco, literally "pictorial" (1660s), from pittore "painter," from Latin pictorem (nominative pictor); see painter (n.1). Of language (somewhat euphemistically), "graphic, vivid," by 1734. As a noun, "that which is picturesque," from 1749. Related: Picturesquely; picturesqueness.

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Definitions of picturesque

picturesque (adj.)
suggesting or suitable for a picture; pretty as a picture;
a picturesque village
picturesque (adj.)
strikingly expressive;
a picturesque description of the rainforest
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