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watercolor (n.)

also water-color, 1590s, "pigment that dissolves in water," from water (n.1) + color (n.). Meaning "picture painted in watercolors" is attested from 1854.

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Definitions of watercolor
1
watercolor (n.)
a painting produced with watercolors;
Synonyms: water-color / watercolour / water-colour
watercolor (n.)
a water-base paint (with water-soluble pigments); used by artists;
Synonyms: water-color / watercolour / water-colour
watercolor (n.)
water-soluble pigment;
Synonyms: water-color / watercolour / water-colour
watercolor (n.)
the art or technique of painting with watercolors;
Synonyms: water-color / watercolour / water-colour
2
watercolor (v.)
paint with watercolors;
Synonyms: watercolour
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