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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: vernis, from Medieval Latin veronix type of resin used for making varnish

varnish

1 noun
     
Related topics: Household, Industry
var‧nish1 [uncountable and countable]
DHTI a clear liquid that is painted onto things, especially things made of wood, to protect them, or the hard shiny surface produced by this

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