noun, plural intonacos Italian, intonaci /inˈtɔnɑtʃi/ [een-taw-nah-chee] Show IPA .
(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
noun derivative of intonacare
to coat, equivalent to in- in-2
+ Vulgar Latin *tunicāre,
by construal of Latin tunicātus
“wearing a tunic” as a ptp; see tunic