megilp

[ muh-gilp ]
/ məˈgɪlp /

noun

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

Origin of megilp

First recorded in 1760–70; origin obscure
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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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