albarium

noun

al·​bar·​i·​um
al-ˈber-ē-əm
plural -s
: a thin white stucco

Word History

Etymology

Latin, from neuter of albarius of the whitening of walls, from albus + -arius -ary

First Known Use

circa 1823, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of albarium was circa 1823

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“Albarium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/albarium. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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