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noun Painting.
a thin blade of varying flexibility set in a handle and used for mixing colors or applying them to a canvas.
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Origin of palette knife

First recorded in 1750–60
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palette knife

pallet knife


noun
a round-ended spatula with a thin flexible blade used esp by artists for mixing, applying, and scraping off paint, esp oil paint
a knife with a round-ended flexible blade used in cookery for scraping out a mixture from a bowl, spreading icing, etc
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