Definition of egg tempera in English:

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egg tempera


[mass noun]
An emulsion of pigment and egg yolk, used in tempera painting.
Example sentences
  • Several sequences compare and contrast acrylic paint with oil paints and egg tempera.
  • The show, with works in media varying from charcoal to egg tempera to watercolour, runs from June 21 - Aug.16.
  • He continues to use both egg tempera and drybrush.

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