verniz

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese verniz, from Medieval Latin vernix, vernice (varnish) < veronix, veronice, from Byzantine Greek, from Ancient Greek Βερενίκη (Bereníkē, a city in Lybia).

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Noun[edit]

verniz m (plural vernizes)

  1. varnish (type of paint that leaves a hard, glossy film)
  2. (uncountable) the glossy appearance of objects painted with varnish
  3. (figuratively) varnish (a deceptively showy appearance)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (a deceptively showy appearance): máscara

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