from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A drawing done in transparent watercolors.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A picture made by the application of watercolor through stencils, using a different stencil for each colour.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A design or painting in thin transparent water colors; also, the mode of painting in such colors.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Water-color painting, or a painting in water-colors.
French, from obsolete Italian acquarella, water color, diminutive of acqua, water, from Latin aqua.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Borrowing from French aquarelle, from Italian acquarello, watercolour. (Wiktionary)