noun \ˈfres-(ˌ)kō\

: the art of painting on wet plaster

: a painting that is done on wet plaster

plural frescoes

Full Definition of FRESCO

:  the art of painting on freshly spread moist lime plaster with water-based pigments
:  a painting executed in fresco
fresco transitive verb

Origin of FRESCO

Italian, from fresco fresh, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German frisc fresh
First Known Use: 1598


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