politure

noun pol·i·ture \ ˈpäləˌchu̇(ə)r \

Definition of politure

plural -s
archaic
:1polish 1
  • the beauty, politure, and hardness of shells
  • —Emanuel Mendez da Costa
  • men who wanted the politure and fineness of this age
  • —John Johnson

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Origin and Etymology of politure

Italian pulitura, from Latin politura, from politus polished (past participle of polire to polish) + -ura -ure


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