stucco


stuc·co

noun \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

1
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
2
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

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