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fresco

fres·co

fresco

 
 
pronunciation:
fre sko
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
inflections: frescoes, frescos
definition: the art of painting on wet plaster with colors dissolved in water or limewater, or a picture produced by this method.
The walls of the vast church were adorned with frescoes.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: frescoed, frescoes, frescoing
definition: to paint (a picture) on fresh, moist plaster, as on a wall.
derivations: frescoer (n.), frescoist (n.)