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'Fresco'

Definition of 'fresco'
From: WordNet
noun
A mural done with watercolors on wet plaster
noun
A durable method of painting on a wall by using watercolors on wet plaster
verb
Paint onto wet plaster on a wall
Definition of 'Fresco'
From: GCIDE
Fresco \Fres"co\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Frescoed; p. pr. & vb. n. Frescoing.] To paint in fresco, as walls. [1913 Webster]
Definition of 'Fresco'
From: GCIDE
Fresco \Fres"co\, n.; pl. Frescoes or Frescos. [It., fr. fresco fresh; of German origin. See Fresh, a.]
1. A cool, refreshing state of the air; duskiness; coolness; shade. [R.] --Prior. [1913 Webster]
2. (Fine Arts) (a) The art of painting on freshly spread plaster, before it dries. (b) In modern parlance, incorrectly applied to painting on plaster in any manner. (c) A painting on plaster in either of senses a and b . [1913 Webster]
al fresco in the open air; out of doors; outdoors; as, to dine al fresco. [PJC]
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