Dictionary.com

calcimine

or kal路so路mine

[ kal-suh-mahyn, -min ]
/ 藞k忙l s蓹藢ma瑟n, -m瑟n /
Save This Word!
See synonyms for: calcimine / calcimining / calciminer on Thesaurus.com

noun
a white or tinted wash for walls, ceilings, etc.
verb (used with object), cal路ci路mined, cal路ci路min路ing.
to wash or cover with calcimine.
QUIZ
FIRE UP YOUR VOCAB FOR A "RED" SYNONYMS QUIZ
No fire engine reds here, only a fierce collection of vibrant words for the color red to test yourself on.
Question 1 of 7
What does "amaranth" mean?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of calcimine

First recorded in 1860鈥65; calci- + (kalso)mine

OTHER WORDS FROM calcimine

cal路ci路min路er, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 漏 Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use calcimine in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for calcimine

calcimine

kalsomine

/ (藞k忙ls瑟藢ma瑟n, -m瑟n) /

noun
a white or pale tinted wash for walls
verb
(tr) to cover with calcimine

Word Origin for calcimine

C19: changed from Kalsomine, a trademark
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK