Definition of naissance in English:

naissance

Pronunciation /ˈneɪsns/ /ˈneɪsɑːns/

noun

rare
  • A new style or development, especially in architecture or the arts. Compare "naissant", "nascence".

Origin

Late 15th century (in an earlier sense). From Anglo-Norman and Middle French naissance origin, birth from naiss- (in naissant, present participle of naïtre to be born) + -ance, after classical Latin nāscentia.