From French incruster, from Latin incrustare; prefix in- (“in”) + crustare (“to cover with a crust”). See crust.
incrust (third-person singular simple present incrusts, present participle incrusting, simple past and past participle incrusted)
- To encrust.
- iron incrusted with rust
- a sweetmeat incrusted with sugar
- And by the frost refin'd the whiter snow, / Incrusted hard.
- (art) To inlay into, as a piece of carving or other ornamental object.