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n. pl. fres·coes or fres·cos
1. The art of painting on fresh, moist plaster with pigments dissolved in water.
2. A painting executed in this way.
tr.v. fres·coed, fres·co·ing, fres·coes
To paint in fresco.
[Italian, fresh (plaster), of Germanic origin.]
fres′co·er, fres′co·ist n.
(Art Terms) a person who paints in fresco