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watercolor

watercolor

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

: a type of paint that is mixed with water

: a picture painted with watercolors

Full Definition of WATERCOLOR

1
:  a paint of which the liquid is a water dispersion of the binding material (as glue, casein, or gum)
2
:  the art or method of painting with watercolors
3
:  a picture or design executed in watercolors
watercolor adjective
wa·ter·col·or·ist \-ˌkə-lə-rist\ noun

Examples of WATERCOLOR

  1. a landscape done in watercolor
  2. He only works in watercolors.
  3. We bought a watercolor of the shore.

First Known Use of WATERCOLOR

1596

Rhymes with WATERCOLOR

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