Monday, December 27, 2004


1 : moist plaster 2: painting*

Example sentence: There are actually two types: applied and true.

Did you know? Cave painting reached its height in the Sistine Chapel. The cathedral took the late 15th and early 16th centuries to plaster. Michelangelo used murals.

*Indicates the sense illustrated in the example sentence.

From Merriam-Webster Online's entry for "fresco," the word of the day for December 27.


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