[ in-ton-uh-koh, -taw-nuh-; Italian een-taw-nah-kaw ]
/ ɪnˈtɒn əˌkoʊ, -ˈtɔ nə-; Italian inˈtɔ nɑ kɔ /
noun, plural in·to·na·cos, Italian in·to·na·ci [een-taw-nah-chee] /inˈtɔ nɑ tʃi/.
(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.
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