Date: 1800-1900
Language: Italian
Origin: 'temper', from Latin temperare; TEMPER2

tempera

noun
     
Related topics: Painting and Drawing
tem‧pe‧ra [uncountable]
AVP a type of paint in which the colour is mixed with a thick liquid

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