Definitions for damasceneˈdæm əˌsin

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  1. Damascene(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Damascus

  2. damascene(adj)

    a design produced by inlaying gold or silver into steel

  3. damascene(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of Damascus or its people

    "damascene city gates"

  4. damascene(verb)

    (of metals) decorated or inlaid with a wavy pattern of different (especially precious) metals

    "a damascened sword"

  5. damascene(verb)

    inlay metal with gold and silver

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  1. damascene(Adjective)

    inlaid with silver or gold

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Damascene(adj)

    of or relating to Damascus

  2. Damascene(noun)

    a kind of plume, now called damson. See Damson

  3. Damascene(verb)

    same as Damask, or Damaskeen, v. t.

  4. Origin: [L. Damascenus of Damascus, fr. Damascus the city, Gr. Damasko`s. See Damask, and cf. Damaskeen, Damaskin, Damson.]

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  1. Damascene

    The Damascene is a breed of fancy pigeon developed over many years of selective breeding. Damascenes, along with other varieties of domesticated pigeons, are all descendants from the Rock Pigeon. The breed is thought to have originated in Damascus, Syria and hence its name.


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