Etymology
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visage (n.)

c. 1300, from Anglo-French and Old French visage "face, coutenance; portrait," from vis "face, appearance," from Latin visus "a look, vision," from past participle stem of videre "to see" (from PIE root *weid- "to see"). Visagiste "make-up artist" is recorded from 1958, from French.

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Definitions of visage

visage (n.)
the human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face' and `phiz' is British);
Synonyms: countenance / physiognomy / phiz / kisser / smiler / mug
visage (n.)
the appearance conveyed by a person's face;
a stern visage
Synonyms: countenance
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