calcimine

noun
cal·​ci·​mine | \ ˈkal-sə-ˌmīn How to pronounce calcimine (audio) \

Definition of calcimine

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

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calcimine transitive verb

First Known Use of calcimine

1840, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for calcimine

alteration of kalsomine, of unknown origin

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“Calcimine.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/calcimine. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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