calcimine


cal·ci·mine

noun \ˈkal-sə-ˌmīn\

Definition of CALCIMINE

:  a white or tinted wash of glue, whiting or zinc white, and water that is used especially on plastered surfaces
calcimine transitive verb

Origin of CALCIMINE

alteration of kalsomine, of unknown origin
First Known Use: circa 1859

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