watercolour

US watercolor

/ (ˈwɔːtəˌkʌlə) /

noun

  1. Also called: pure watercolour water-soluble pigment, applied in transparent washes and without the admixture of white pigment in the lighter tones
  2. any water-soluble pigment, including opaque kinds such as gouache and tempera
  1. a painting done in watercolours
  2. (as modifier)a watercolour masterpiece
the art or technique of painting with such pigments

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Derived forms of watercolour

watercolourist or US watercolorist, noun
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