transitive verb

archaic : to delineate in colors or words
obsolete : to adorn with color or painted figures

Word History


Middle English depeinten, depainten, from Old French depeint, past participle of depeindre to paint, from Latin depingere to paint, depict

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“Depaint.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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