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EtymologyEdit

Italian acquatinta, literally "dyed water".

NounEdit

aquatint (plural aquatints)

  1. A form of etching with acid on a plate partially covered with varnish that produces a print somewhat resembling a watercolour.
  2. An etching or print made using this method.

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VerbEdit

aquatint (third-person singular simple present aquatints, present participle aquatinting, simple past and past participle aquatinted)

  1. To make such etchings.

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