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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A paint consisting of pigment mixed with melted beeswax.

Usage examples (35)
  • This latter was called encaustic, and was, according to Plutarch, the most durable of all methods.
  • The art of mixing pigment and wax on a warm surface, known as encaustic painting, will be taught in a one-day workshop at the Getty Villa.
  • This is fantastic, but I think I need "encaustic" explained to me.
  • I used gray encaustic to avoid the color situation. for more
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