noun stuc·co \ˈstə-(ˌ)kō\

: a type of plaster used for decoration or to cover the outside walls of houses

plural stuccos or stuccoes

Full Definition of STUCCO

a :  a fine plaster used in decoration and ornamentation (as of interior walls)
b :  a material usually made of portland cement, sand, and a small percentage of lime and applied in a plastic state to form a hard covering for exterior walls
stuc·coed \-(ˌ)kōd\ adjective

Origin of STUCCO

Italian, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German stucki piece, crust, Old English stocc stock — more at stock
First Known Use: 1598
STUCCOES Defined for Kids


noun stuc·co \ˈstə-kō\
plural stuc·cos or stuc·coes

Definition of STUCCO for Kids

:  a plaster for coating walls


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