Strasbourg turpentine

Strasbourg turpentine

[′stras‚bərg ′tər·pən‚tīn]
(materials)
A balsam from the European white fir; a heavy, thick material, it is sometimes used in painting mediums and glazes, but an excessive amount causes smearing and slow drying of the paint.
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