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canvas

noun
variants: also canvass

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a picture created with oil paint
  • one canvas by Picasso is worth more money than most of us can imagine

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The first known use of canvas was in the 13th century

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“Canvas.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/canvas. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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