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watercolor

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noun wa·ter·col·or \ˈwȯ-tər-ˌkə-lər, ˈwä-\

Simple Definition of watercolor

  • : a type of paint that is mixed with water

  • : a picture painted with watercolors

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of watercolor

  1. 1 :  a paint of which the liquid is a water dispersion of the binding material (as glue, casein, or gum)

  2. 2 :  the art or method of painting with watercolors

  3. 3 :  a picture or design executed in watercolors

watercolor

adjective

watercolorist

play \-ˌkə-lə-rist\ noun

Examples of watercolor in a sentence

  1. a landscape done in watercolor

  2. He only works in watercolors.

  3. We bought a watercolor of the shore.



1596

First Known Use of watercolor

1596

Rhymes with watercolor


WATERCOLOR Defined for Kids

watercolor

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noun wa·ter·col·or \ˈwȯ-tər-ˌkə-lər, ˈwä-\

Definition of watercolor for Students

  1. 1 :  a paint whose liquid part is water

  2. 2 :  a picture painted with watercolor

  3. 3 :  the art of painting with watercolor




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