oil painting

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Origin of oil painting

First recorded in 1775–85
Related formsoil painter, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for oil painting

oil painting

noun
  1. a picture painted with oil paints
  2. the art or process of painting with oil paints
  3. he's no oil painting informal he is not good-looking
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