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pointillism

poin·til·lism

pointillism

pronunciation:
pwaen t lih zm [or] pwaen ti ih zm [or] poIn t lih zm [or] poIn ti ih zm
part of speech: noun
definition: a school of painting in late nineteenth century France based on the use of small separate dots of paint which look united and luminous to the viewer's eye.
derivation: pointillist (n.)