calcimine

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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

calcimine

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Origin and Etymology of calcimine

alteration of kalsomine, of unknown origin


First Known Use: 1840

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