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tinct

[tingkt]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to tinge or tint, as with color.
  2. Obsolete. to imbue.
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adjective
  1. tinged; colored; flavored.
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noun
  1. tint; tinge; coloring.
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Origin of tinct

1425–75 for earlier alchemical sense; 1585–95 for def 1; 1595–1605 for def 4; late Middle English < Latin tīnctus, past participle of tingere to dye, color, tinge

tinct.

  1. tincture.
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British Dictionary definitions for tinct

tinct

noun, verb
  1. an obsolete word for tint
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adjective
  1. poetic tinted or coloured
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Word Origin

C15: from Latin tinctus, from tingere to colour
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Word Origin and History for tinct

n.

c.1600, from Latin tinctus "a dyeing," from tingere (see tincture).

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tinct in Medicine

tinct

abbr.
  1. tincture
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