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stucco

[ stuhk-oh ]
/ 藞st蕦k o蕣 /
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noun, plural stuc路coes, stuc路cos.
an exterior finish for masonry or frame walls, usually composed of cement, sand, and hydrated lime mixed with water and laid on wet.
any of various fine plasters for decorative work, moldings, etc.
any of various finishes made with cement, plaster, or mortar, as albarium.
a wall, facing, molding, or other work made of such materials.
verb (used with object), stuc路coed, stuc路co路ing.
to cover or ornament with stucco.
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Origin of stucco

1590鈥1600; <Italian <Langobardic; compare Old High German stucki crust, piece (German St眉ck)

OTHER WORDS FROM stucco

un路stuc路coed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for stucco

stucco
/ (藞st蕦k蓹蕣) /

noun plural -coes or -cos
a weather-resistant mixture of dehydrated lime, powdered marble, and glue, used in decorative mouldings on buildings
any of various types of cement or plaster used for coating outside walls
Also called: stuccowork decorative work moulded in stucco
verb -coes, -cos, -coing or -coed
(tr) to apply stucco to

Derived forms of stucco

stuccoer, noun

Word Origin for stucco

C16: from Italian, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German stukki a fragment, crust, Old English stycce
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