gesso

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Borrowing from Italian gesso.

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gesso (usually uncountable, plural gessos)

  1. a mixture of plaster of Paris and glue used to prepare a surface for painting

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin gypsum, from Ancient Greek γύψος (gúpsos).

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gesso m (plural gessi)

  1. chalk

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin gypsum (gypsum), from Ancient Greek.

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gesso m (plural gessos)

  1. gypsum (mineral)
  2. plaster (substance used for coating walls and ceilings)
  3. cast (device to help mend broken bones)

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