intonaco

noun
in·​to·​na·​co | \ ə̇n‧ˈtänəˌkō, -tȯn- \
plural -s

Definition of intonaco

: the finishing coat of fine plaster in fresco painting — compare arriccio

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History and Etymology for intonaco

Italian, from intonacare to coat with plaster, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin intunicare, from Latin in- in- entry 2 + tunica tunic, coating

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“Intonaco.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intonaco. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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