noun, plural ar·ric·cios, ar·ric·ci /əˈritʃi; Italian ɑrˈrittʃi/ [uh-ree-chee; Italian ahr-reet-chee] Show IPA .
(formerly in fresco painting) a second coat of plaster, somewhat finer than the first coat, applied over the entire surface and on which
the drawing for the fresco is done.
derivative of arricciare
to curl up, make grooves in (a- a-5
verbal derivative of riccio
hedgehog < Latin ēricius