Meaning of grisaille

gri•saille

Pronunciation: (gri-zī', -zāl' Fr. grē-zä'y&supschwa), [key]
— pl. -sailles
  1. monochromatic painting in shades of gray.
  2. a work of art, as a painting or stained-glass window, executed in grisaille.
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