Impasto Definition

ĭm-păstō, -pästō
impastos
noun
Painting in which the paint is laid thickly on the canvas.
Webster's New World
Paint so laid on.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Impasto

Noun

Singular:
impasto
Plural:
impastos

Origin of Impasto

  • Italian from impastare to make into a paste in- in (from Latin in–2) pasta paste (from Late Latin paste1)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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