megilp

noun
me·​gilp | \ mə-ˈgilp How to pronounce megilp (audio) \

Definition of megilp

: a gelatinous preparation commonly of linseed oil and mastic varnish that is used by artists as a vehicle for oil colors

First Known Use of megilp

1768, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for megilp

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“Megilp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/megilp. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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