noun cal·ci·mine \ˈkal-sə-ˌmīn\

Definition of calcimine

  1. :  a white or tinted wash of glue, whiting or zinc white, and water that is used especially on plastered surfaces


transitive verb

Origin and Etymology of calcimine

alteration of kalsomine, of unknown origin

First Known Use: 1840

Learn More about calcimine

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up calcimine? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).