calcimining

calcimine

[kal-suh-mahyn, -min]
noun
1.
a white or tinted wash for walls, ceilings, etc.
verb (used with object), calcimined, calcimining.
2.
to wash or cover with calcimine.
Also, kalsomine.


Origin:
1860–65; calci- + (kalso)mine

calciminer, noun
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calcimine or kalsomine (ˈkælsɪˌmaɪn, -mɪn)
 
n
1.  a white or pale tinted wash for walls
 
vb
2.  (tr) to cover with calcimine
 
[C19: changed from Kalsomine, a trademark]
 
kalsomine or kalsomine
 
n
 
vb
 
[C19: changed from Kalsomine, a trademark]

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