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 (ăk′wə-rĕl′, ä′kwə-)
A painting done in transparent watercolors.

[French, from obsolete Italian acquarella, water color, diminutive of acqua, water, from Latin aqua; see akw-ā- in Indo-European roots.]

aq′ua·rel′list n.


1. (Art Terms) a method of watercolour painting in transparent washes
2. (Art Terms) a painting done in this way
[C19: from French]
ˌaquaˈrellist n


(ˌæk wəˈrɛl, ˌɑ kwə-)

a drawing using transparent watercolors.
[1865–70; < French < Italian acquarella (now obsolete) watercolor < Latin aquār(ius) of water (see aquarium) + Italian -ella -elle]
aq`ua•rel′list, n.
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Les couleurs vont dialoguer avec ce partenaire surprenant et multiple (le signe), elles sont posees en aplats legers et quasi transparents, avec un aspect aquarelle bien que leur preparation ait fait appel a une [beaucoup moins que] cuisine [beaucoup plus grand que] delicate, faite de pigments et matieres melangees et raffinees.
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