Plasticine

[ plas-tuh-seen ]
/ ˈplæs təˌsin /

Trademark.

a brand name for a synthetic material used as a substitute for clay or wax in modeling.

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British Dictionary definitions for plasticine

Plasticine

/ (ˈplæstɪˌsiːn) /

noun

trademark a soft coloured material used, esp by children, for modelling
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Word Origin and History for plasticine

Plasticine

modeling clay substitute, 1897, from plastic (adj.) + -ine (2).

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