badigeon

1 of 2

noun

ba·​di·​geon
bəˈdijən
plural -s
: a cement or paste (as of plaster and powdered freestone) used to fill holes or cover defects in wood or stone

badigeon

2 of 2

transitive verb

"
-ed/-ing/-s
: to cover with badigeon

Word History

Etymology

Noun

French

First Known Use

Noun

circa 1828, in the meaning defined above

Transitive Verb

1910, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of badigeon was circa 1828

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“Badigeon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/badigeon. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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