noun, plural fres·coes, fres·cos.
verb (used with object), fres·coed, fres·co·ing.
Origin of fresco
Examples from the Web for frescoed
The trial proceeds in a frescoed courtroom with the unlikely backdrop of a massive wooden crucifix hanging above the jury.
A great wood fire threw a cheerful glow over the portraits and the frescoed ceiling.
The frescoed walls danced in light shadows; the long curtains were drawn down, completely excluding the March air.Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee and his Paladins|John Esten Cooke
Nature, not contented with building enchanted palaces, had frescoed them.Overland|John William De Forest
That night there was a tree in the drawing-room that reached to the frescoed ceiling.
It was a large room, shabbily furnished in yellow, the frescoed walls representing the Bay of Naples.Dorothy and other Italian Stories|Constance Fenimore Woolson
British Dictionary definitions for frescoed
noun plural -coes or -cos
Word Origin for fresco
Word Origin and History for frescoed
1590s, in fresco, literally "in fresh," with a sense of "painted on fresh mortar or plaster," from Italian fresco "cool, fresh," from Proto-Germanic *friskaz (see fresh (adj.1)).
Culture definitions for frescoed
A painting on wet plaster. When the plaster dries, the painting is bonded to the wall. Fresco was a popular method for painting large murals during the Renaissance. The Last Supper, by Leonardo da Vinci, is a fresco, as are the paintings by Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel.