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Pronunciation of Fresco: Learn how to pronounce Fresco in English correctly

Learn how to say Fresco correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word fresco:

noun (plural frescoes or frescos)
a painting done rapidly in watercolour on wet plaster on a wall or ceiling, so that the colours penetrate the plaster and become fixed as it dries.
[mass noun] the method of painting frescoes, used in Roman times and by the great masters of the Italian Renaissance including Giotto, Raphael, and Michelangelo.
Derivatives

frescoed

adjective
Origin:

late 16th century: Italian, literally ‘cool, fresh’. The word was first recorded in English in the phrase in fresco, representing Italian affresco, al fresco ‘on the fresh (plaster)’

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The plural of fresco (an Italian word) can be spelled either frescoes or frescos.Definition of fresco
noun (plural frescoes or frescos)
a painting done rapidly in watercolour on wet plaster on a wall or ceiling, so that the colours penetrate the plaster and become fixed as it dries.
[mass noun] the method of painting frescoes, used in Roman times and by the great masters of the Italian Renaissance including Giotto, Raphael, and Michelangelo.
Derivatives

frescoed

adjective
Origin:

late 16th century: Italian, literally ‘cool, fresh’. The word was first recorded in English in the phrase in fresco, representing Italian affresco, al fresco ‘on the fresh (plaster)’

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The plural of fresco (an Italian word) can be spelled either frescoes or frescos.