Meaning of gesso
Pronunciation: (jes'ō), [key]
— pl. -soes.
- gypsum or plaster of Paris prepared with glue for use as a surface for painting.
- any plasterlike preparation to prepare a surface for painting, gilding, etc.
- a prepared surface of plaster or plasterlike material for painting, gilding, etc.
- gesso (Thesaurus)