Meaning of Yamato-e*

Ya•ma•to-e

Pronunciation: (yä'mä-tô-e'), [key]
— n. Japanese.
  1. a narrative style of painting developed from the 12th to the 14th century, characterized chiefly by continuous illustrations often executed on long scrolls.
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