me·​gilp mə-ˈgilp How to pronounce megilp (audio)
: a gelatinous preparation commonly of linseed oil and mastic varnish that is used by artists as a vehicle for oil colors

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First Known Use

1768, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of megilp was in 1768

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“Megilp.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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