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paintbrush

noun [C] uk   /ˈpeɪnt.brʌʃ/ us  
a brush used for putting paint on a surface or on a picture
Translations of “paintbrush”
in Korean 페인트 붓…
in Arabic فُرْشاة الدِّهان, الرَّسْم…
in Portuguese pincel de tinta…
in Catalan pinzell, brotxa…
in Japanese 絵筆、ペンキのはけ…
in Italian pennello…
in Chinese (Traditional) 畫筆, 油漆刷…
in Russian кисть…
in Turkish boya fırçası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 画笔, 油漆刷…
in Polish pędzel…
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