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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Italian
Origin: 'fresh'

fresco

noun
     
Related topics: Painting and Drawing
fres‧co plural frescoes or frescos [countable]
AVP a painting made on a wall while the plaster is still wet [↪ mural]

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