encaustic


encaustic
encaustically, adv.
/en kaw"stik/, adj.
1. painted with wax colors fixed with heat, or with any process in which colors are burned in.
n.
2. a work of art produced by an encaustic process.
[1650-60; < L encausticus < Gk enkaustikós for burning in. See EN-2, CAUSTIC]

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