amas·​sette | \ ¦amə¦set\
plural -s

Definition of amassette

: a scraping instrument used in ancient and medieval painting for gathering on a slab colors intended to be ground

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First Known Use of amassette

1849, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amassette

French, from amasser + -ette

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to take the place or position of

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