paintbrush

[ peynt-bruhsh ]
/ ˈpeɪntˌbrʌʃ /
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noun

a brush for applying paint, as one used in painting houses or one used in painting pictures.
any plant of the genus Castilleja.

Origin of paintbrush

First recorded in 1820–30; paint + brush1
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paintbrush

/ (ˈpeɪntˌbrʌʃ) /

noun

a brush used to apply paint
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