From French incruster, from Latin incrustare; prefix in- in + crustare to cover with a crust. See crust.
encrust (third-person singular simple present encrusts, present participle encrusting, simple past and past participle encrusted)
- (transitive) To cover with a hard crust.
- To inset or affix decorative materials upon a surface
To cover with a hard crust
To inset or affix decorative material