stucco

/ˈstʌkoʊ / (say 'stukoh)

noun (plural stuccoes or stuccos)
1. a plaster (as of slaked lime, chalk, and pulverised white marble, or of plaster of Paris and glue) used for cornices and mouldings of rooms and for other decorations.
2. a cement or concrete imitating stone, for coating exterior walls of houses, etc.
3. any of various plasters, cements, etc.
4. work made of such materials.
verb (t) (stuccoed, stuccoing)
5. to cover or ornament with stucco.
{Italian, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German stukki crust}
stuccoer, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

Synonyms:
, (for covering walls and ceilings), ,


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