craquelure

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /kræk.əˈlʊə/, /kræk.əˈljʊə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /kræk.əˈlʊɹ/, /kræk.əˈljʊɹ/
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Noun[edit]

craquelure (countable and uncountable, plural craquelures)

  1. (art) The distinctive pattern of hairline cracks in the surface of an old painting

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From craqueler +‎ -ure

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

craquelure m (plural craquelures)

  1. A small crack, usually in paint, glaze, varnish and similar substances.

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