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watercolour

/ˈwɔːtəˌkʌlə/
noun
1.
  1. Also called pure watercolour. water-soluble pigment, applied in transparent washes and without the admixture of white pigment in the lighter tones
  2. any water-soluble pigment, including opaque kinds such as gouache and tempera
2.
  1. a painting done in watercolours
  2. (as modifier): a watercolour masterpiece
3.
the art or technique of painting with such pigments
Derived Forms
watercolourist, (US) watercolorist, noun
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