Thursday, 16 June 2016

Previous Word of the Week - Churrigueresque

Churrigueresque

relating to the lavishly ornamented late Spanish baroque style.
"a Churrigueresque church"

Origin
mid 19th century: from the name José Benito de Churriguera (1665–1725), a Spanish architect who worked in this style
of or relating to a Spanish baroque architectural style characterized by elaborate surface decoration or its Latin-American adaptation



Merriam-Webster.com for definition