from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A durable finish for exterior walls, usually composed of cement, sand, and lime, and applied while wet.
- n. A fine plaster for interior wall ornamentation, such as moldings.
- n. A plaster or cement finish for interior walls.
- n. Stuccowork.
- transitive v. To finish or decorate with stucco.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A plaster that is used to coat interior or exterior walls, or used for mouldings.
- v. To coat or decorate with stucco.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Plaster of any kind used as a coating for walls, especially, a fine plaster, composed of lime or gypsum with sand and pounded marble, used for internal decorations and fine work.
- n. Work made of stucco; stuccowork.
- transitive v. To overlay or decorate with stucco, or fine plaster.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Plaster or cement, of varying degrees of fineness, used as a coating for walls, either internally or exteternally, and for the production of ornamental effects and figures.
- n. Work made of stucco.
- To apply stucco to; cover with stucco or line plaster.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. coat with stucco
- v. decorate with stucco work
- n. a plaster now made mostly from Portland cement and sand and lime; applied while soft to cover exterior walls or surfaces
Italian, of Germanic origin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Italian stucco "stucco, plaster" from Old Italian stucco, from Lombardic *stucki "crust, fragment, piece" from Proto-Germanic *stukjan, *stukjaz, *stukō, *stūkō (“stick, beam, stump”), from Proto-Indo-European *stAug- (“stalk”). Akin to German stukki "crust, fragment, piece" (German Stück "piece"), Old Saxon stukki "piece, fragment", Old English stycce "piece, fragment". (Wiktionary)