secco

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian secco (dry).

Adjective[edit]

secco (not comparable)

  1. (art) dry
    Secco painting, or painting in secco, is painting on dry plaster, as distinguished from fresco painting, on wet or fresh plaster.
  2. (music) dry – sparse accompaniment, staccato, without resonance

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin siccus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

secco m (feminine secca, masculine plural secchi, feminine plural secche)

  1. dry
  2. dried
  3. thin
  4. sharp

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Noun[edit]

secco m (plural secchi)

  1. dryland
  2. dryness
  3. drought

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Verb[edit]

secco

  1. first-person singular present indicative of seccare

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