noun, plural fres·coes, fres·cos.
verb (used with object), fres·coed, fres·co·ing.
Origin of fresco
Examples from the Web for frescoes
Contemporary Examples of frescoes
The room is a Second Empire design from the 19th century, featuring rich gold columns, frescoes, and glass chandeliers.Paris’s Secret Fashion Week Haunts
July 8, 2014
Historical Examples of frescoes
A copy of the frescoes seems to have been made at the time, but no trace of it has been found.Pagan and Christian Rome
Then, he would be putting his hands upon some of these frescoes.The Wedding Ring
T. De Witt Talmage
Its walls are adorned with frescoes by Albrecht Hildebrandt.Europe After 8:15
H. L. Mencken, George Jean Nathan and Willard Huntington Wright
There are still some frescoes by Dossi and another unknown master.Lucretia Borgia
The last of the frescoes is almost as fine a study of magnificent attitude.Luca Signorelli
noun plural -coes or -cos
Word Origin for fresco
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)).