Meaning of “pointillism” in the English Dictionary

"pointillism" in British English

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pointillismnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈpɔɪn.tɪ.lɪ.zəm/ /ˈpwæn-/ us /ˈpwæn.tə.lɪ-/ specialized
adjective, noun [ C ] us uk /-lɪst/ specialized

Seurat's "Une Baignade" is a well-known pointillist painting.
Seurat and Signac were two of the most famous Pointillists.

(Definition of “pointillism” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)