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incarnadine

[ in-kahr-nuh-dahyn, -din, -deen ]
/ 瑟n藞k蓱r n蓹藢da瑟n, -d瑟n, -藢din /
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adjective
blood-red; crimson.
flesh-colored; pale pink.
noun
an incarnadine color.
verb (used with object), in路car路na路dined, in路car路na路din路ing.
to make incarnadine.
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Origin of incarnadine

1585鈥95; <Middle French, feminine of incarnadin flesh-colored <Italian incarnatino, equivalent to incarnat(o) made flesh (see incarnate) + -ino-ine1; see carnation
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British Dictionary definitions for incarnadine

incarnadine
/ (瑟n藞k蓱藧n蓹藢da瑟n) archaic, or literary /

verb
(tr) to tinge or stain with red
adjective
of a pinkish or reddish colour similar to that of flesh or blood

Word Origin for incarnadine

C16: from French incarnadin flesh-coloured, from Italian, from Late Latin incarn膩tus made flesh, incarnate
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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