Definition of Fauve

1. Noun. A member of a group of French painters who followed fauvism.

Exact synonyms: Fauvist
Generic synonyms: Painter
Derivative terms: Fauvism



Definition of Fauve

1. a fauvist [n -S] - See also: fauvist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fauve

Fatimides
Fatimids
Fatimite
Fatimites
Fats Domino
Fats Waller
Faulkner
Faulknerian
Fauntleroy
Faunus
Faust
Faustian
Fausto Paolo Sozzini
Faustus
Faustus Socinus
Fauve
Favism
Favre's dystrophy
Favre-Racouchet's disease
Favre-Racouchot syndrome
Fawcett
Fawkes
Faxe
Faxon
Fay
Faye
Fayette
Fayetteville
Fayyumic

Literary usage of Fauve

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1. Experimental Researches Concerning the Philosophy of Permanent Colours: And by Edward Bancroft (1814)
"Of Vegetables affording adjective Brawn, and other mixed colouring Matters; including the Fawn, or fauve Colour of the French. ..."

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