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calcimine

or kal路so路mine

[ kal-suh-mahyn, -min ]
/ 藞k忙l s蓹藢ma瑟n, -m瑟n /
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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.
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Origin of calcimine

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

OTHER WORDS FROM calcimine

cal路ci路min路er, noun
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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
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