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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pic·tur·esque /ˌpɪkʧəˈrɛsk/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pic·tur·esque a.  Forming, or fitted to form, a good or pleasing picture; representing with the clearness or ideal beauty appropriate to a picture; expressing that peculiar kind of beauty which is agreeable in a picture, natural or artificial; graphic; vivid; as, a picturesque scene or attitude; picturesque language.
    What is picturesque as placed in relation to the beautiful and the sublime? It is . . . the characteristic pushed into a sensible excess.
 --De Quincey.
 -- Pic*tur*esque*ly, adv. -- Pic*tur*esque*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: suggesting or suitable for a picture; pretty as a picture;
             "a picturesque village"
      2: strikingly expressive; "a picturesque description of the