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circumlĭtĭo , ōnis, f. circumlino.
I. A smearing or spreading over, anointing: “oris,Plin. 24, 7, 24, § 40.—
II. In painting, an overlaying of color, the tint or hue given to marble by rubbing it with a mixture of oil and wax, Plin. 35, 11, 40, § 133; Sen. Ep. 86, 5; v O. Müll. Archaeol. § 310, 4.
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