Meaning of arricciato in English:

arricciato

Pronunciation /əriːtʃɪˈɑːtəʊ/ /arɪˈtʃɑːtəʊ/

noun

Art
  • In fresco painting: a layer of fairly coarse plaster applied to the wall and left rough so that the smooth top layer which forms the painting surface may adhere to it more easily.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Quarterly Review. From Italian arricciato, use as noun of arricciato, past participle of arricciare to curl or bristle up.