from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A brush for applying paint.
  • n. The Indian paintbrush.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A thin brush for applying paint.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A brush used to apply paint.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A brush for applying paint.
  • n. In botany, the shrubby St. John's-wort, Hypericum proliftcum, so called from its brush of yellow stamens; also the king-devil, Hieracium præaltum, named with reference to the yellow flower-head.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a brush used as an applicator (to apply paint)


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