Meaning of FLEMISH in English

FLEMISH

/flem"ish/ , adj.

1. of or pertaining to Flanders, its people, or their language.

2. pertaining to or designating the style of art, esp. painting, as developed principally in Flanders and northern France during the 15th century, chiefly characterized by sharply delineated forms, naturalistic proportions, clear, usually cool colors, and the use of perspective.

n.

3. the people of Flanders collectively; the Flemings.

4. the Dutch language as spoken in northern Belgium: one of the official languages of Belgium. Abbr.: Flem., Flem

[ 1275-1325; ME Vlaemsch, equiv. to Vlaem- (see FLEMING) + - sch -ISH 1 ]

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