Definition of gouache
1 : a method of painting with opaque watercolors
2 a : a picture painted by gouache b : the pigment used in gouache
Origin of gouache
French, from Italian guazzo, literally, puddle, probably from Latin aquatio watering place, from aquari to fetch water, from aqua water — more at island
First Known Use: 1882
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