calcimine

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Alteration of kalsomine, after Latin calcis, genitive of calx (lime).

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calcimine (countable and uncountable, plural calcimines)

  1. A form of whitewash (inexpensive white paint) made from calcium carbonate, glue and water, used to coat wooden or plaster surfaces.

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calcimine (third-person singular simple present calcimines, present participle calcimining, simple past and past participle calcimined)

  1. To coat with this substance.

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