[in-ton-uh-koh, -taw-nuh-; Italian een-taw-nah-kaw]
- (formerly in fresco painting) the last and finest coat of plaster, usually applied in sections and painted while still damp with colors ground in water or a lime-water mixture.
Origin of intonaco
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Two kinds of intonaco are used, one hard and white, the other grey and sandier.The Shores of the Adriatic
F. Hamilton Jackson