sgraffito

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɡɹəˈfiːtəʊ/
  • enPR: sgrə'fītō

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from the Italian, which derives from the Ancient Greek graphein, meaning "to write or scratch."

Noun[edit]

sgraffito (countable and uncountable, plural sgraffiti)

  1. A technique in ceramics, art and wall design, where the top layer of pigment or slip is scratched through to reveal an underlying layer.

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Verb[edit]

sgraffito (third-person singular simple present sgraffitos, present participle sgraffitoing, simple past and past participle sgraffitoed)

  1. To produce a design using this technique.

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

sgraffito

  1. sgraffito (A technique in ceramics, art and design)