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Variant of stucco
nounpl. stuccoes or stuccos
- plaster or cement, either fine or coarse, used for surfacing inside or outside walls or for molding relief ornaments, cornices, etc.
- the work done in thisalso stuccowork
Origin of stuccoItalian probably ; from Langobardic an unverified form stukki, akin to Old High German stucki, rind, crust, origin, originally , piece: for Indo-European base see stock