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noun, plural still lifes.
a representation chiefly of inanimate objects, as a painting of a bowl of fruit.
the category of subject matter in which inanimate objects are represented, as in painting or photography.
noun (pl) still lifes

a painting or drawing of inanimate objects, such as fruit, flowers, etc
(as modifier): a still-life painting

the genre of such paintings


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