Pronunciation: (in-ton'u-kō", -tô'nu-; It.ēn-tô'nä-kô), [key]
—pl. -cos, -ciPronunciation: ( It.-chē). [key]
(formerly in fresco painting) the last and finest coat of plaster, usually applied in sections and painted while still damp with colors ground in water or a lime-water mixture. Cf. arriccio.
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