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oil paint

noun [C/U]  /ˈɔɪl ˌpeɪnt/ us  
a type of paint made by adding color to oil, used for painting pictures
Translations of “oil paint”
in Chinese (Traditional) 油畫顏料, 油性塗料…
in Chinese (Simplified) 油画颜料, 油性涂料…
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