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paint

(pānt),
A solution or suspension of one or more medicaments applied to the skin with a brush or large applicator; generally used to treat widespread eruptions.

paint

(pānt)
1. a liquid designed for application to a surface, as of the body or a tooth.
2. to apply a liquid to a specific area as a remedial or protective measure.

paint

Etymology: Fr, peindre
1 v, to apply a medicated solution to the skin, usually over a wide area.
2 n, a medicated solution that is applied in this way. Kinds of paint include antiseptics, germicides,and sporicides.

paint

1. commercial paint products are used in animal accommodation. Most contain some lead, even so-called lead-free paints. Therefore they are capable of causing lead poisoning in animals.
2. see pinto.