megilp

[ muh-gilp ]
/ məˈgɪlp /
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noun

a jellylike vehicle used in oil paints and usually consisting of linseed oil mixed with mastic varnish.

Nearby words

  1. megger,
  2. meghalaya,
  3. meghan,
  4. megiddo,
  5. megillah,
  6. meglumine,
  7. mego,
  8. megohm,
  9. megohmmeter,
  10. megophthalmus

Origin of megilp

First recorded in 1760–70; origin obscure

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British Dictionary definitions for megilp

megilp

magilp

/ (məˈɡɪlp) /

noun

an oil-painting medium of linseed oil mixed with mastic varnish or turpentine

Word Origin for megilp

C18: of unknown origin

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