gouache

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See also: gouaché

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Borrowed from French gouache, from Italian guazzo.

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gouache (countable and uncountable, plural gouaches)

  1. (painting) A thick, opaque watercolour paint made with gum containing an inert white pigment to make it opaque.
    Coordinate terms: tempera, oil paint, India ink
    Hypernym: watercolour
  2. (painting, countable) A painting made with this paint.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian guazzo (water paint, splash).

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gouache f (plural gouaches)

  1. gouache

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