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bister

noun bis·ter \ˈbis-tər\

Definition of BISTER

1
:  a yellowish-brown to dark brown pigment used in art
2
:  a grayish to yellowish brown
bis·tered \-tərd\ adjective

Variants of BISTER

bis·ter or bis·tre \ˈbis-tər\

Origin of BISTER

French bistre
First Known Use: circa 1751

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