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dry fresco


noun

fresco secco.

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dry eye, dry farming, dry fly, dry fog, dry freeze, dry fresco, dry gangrene, dry goods, dry hole, dry ice, dry joint

Definition for dry-fresco (2 of 2)

fresco secco


noun

the technique of painting in watercolors on dry plaster.Also called dry fresco, secco.Compare fresco(def 1).

Origin of fresco secco

1835–45; < Italian: literally, dry fresco
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