Still life

Still life Still" life, n. 1. a type of painting in which inanimate objects such as flowers or fruit are represented. [PJC]

2. the inanimate subject matter of a {still life} painting or photograph; as, to painted only still life. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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