Vargueno
Vargueno Var*gue"no (v[aum]r*g[=a]"n[=o]), n. [Said to be fr. Vargas, name of a village in Spain.] (Art) A decorative cabinet, of a form originating in Spain, the body being rectangular and supported on legs or an ornamental framework and the front opening downwards on hinges to serve as a writing desk. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • vargueño — [vaʀgeɲo] n. m. ÉTYM. XXe; mot esp., de Vargas, nom de lieu. ❖ ♦ Didact. (hist. de l art). Meuble espagnol du XVIe ou XVIIe siècle, coffre sur pieds en colonnes torses, dont le devant est constitué par un abattant décoré de plaques métalliques… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • vargueño — m. bargueño …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • vargueño — (De Bargueño, natural de la población toledana de Bargas.) ► sustantivo masculino Bargueño, mueble de madera con muchos cajones y compartimentos. * * * vargueño m. Bargueño (mueble). * * * vargueño. m. bargueño …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • vargueno — /vahr gayn yoh/, n., pl. varguenos. Sp. Furniture. a fall front desk of the 16th, 17th, and early 18th centuries, having the form of a chest upon a small table. [ < Sp bargueño (work) of Bargas (town near Toledo)] * * * ▪ furniture Spanish… …   Universalium

  • vargueño — {{#}}{{LM V39449}}{{〓}} {{[}}vargueño{{]}} ‹var·gue·ño› {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} → {{↑}}bargueño{{↓}} …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • vargueno — var·gue·no …   English syllables

  • vargueno — värˈgān(ˌ)yō noun ( s) Etymology: Spanish bargueño, from bargueño of Bargas, from Bargas, village near Toledo, Spain : a decorative writing cabinet of a form originating in Spain, composed of a rectangular chest supported on legs or a decorative… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bargueño desk — The Bargueño (also Vargueño) is a desk first produced in the 15th century that continues to be produced to this day. The only other desk which is known to have been continuously produced for so long is the trestle desk, but some authorities… …   Wikipedia

  • Bargueño — ► sustantivo masculino Mueble de madera con numerosos cajones y compartimentos, adornado con trabajos de taracea o talla. TAMBIÉN vargueño * * * bargueño (de «Bargas», pueblo de la provincia de Toledo donde se construían antiguamente estos… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • vargheño — s.n. (Liv.) Dulăpior cu sertare în care se ţineau diferite acte, giuvaeruri, medalii etc., bogat împodobit cu incrustaţii de materiale de diverse culori. [pron. varghénio. / < sp. vargueño]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 29.08.2004. Sursa: DN … …   Dicționar Român

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