Translation of "arabesque" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˌær.əˈbesk/ us /ˌer.əˈbesk/

arabesque noun (DANCE)

[ C ] a position in ballet in which the dancer stands on one leg with the other leg held out straight behind


arabesque noun (ART)

[ C or U ] a type of design based on flowers, leaves, and branches twisted together, found especially in Islamic art


(Translation of “arabesque” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)