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Sunday Word: Encaustic

en·caus·tic (ɪnˈkɒstɪk):
origin: (1650) Latin encausticus, Greek enkaustikos "for burning in", en- + kaiein, "to burn".

noun
1. A paint made of pigment combined with beeswax, affixed or textured using heat after application; other materials can be encased or collaged into the surface, or layered, using the encaustic medium adhering it to the surface.
2. The technique of designing with this mixture.
3. Art produced with such mixtures (ancient in origin).





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