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[œ-vruh] /ˈœ vrə/

noun, plural oeuvres
[œ-vruh] /ˈœ vrə/ (Show IPA). French.
the works of a writer, painter, or the like, taken as a whole.
any one of the works of a writer, painter, or the like.
a work of art, literature, music, etc
the total output of a writer, painter, etc

“a work,” especially a work of literature, also “the body of work produced by an artist,” 1875, from French oeuvre “work” (12c.), from Latin opera (see opus).


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