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palette knife

noun

Simple Definition of palette knife

  • : a knife that has a blade which bends easily and that is used by painters to mix colors and apply paint

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of palette knife

  1. :  a knife with usually a flexible steel blade and no cutting edge used to mix colors or to apply colors (as to a painting)

1759

First Known Use of palette knife

1759


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