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incarnadine

[ in-kahr-nuh-dahyn, -din, -deen ]
/ ɪnˈkɑr nəˌdaɪn, -dɪn, -ˌdin /
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adjective

blood-red; crimson.
flesh-colored; pale pink.

noun

an incarnadine color.

verb (used with object), in·car·na·dined, in·car·na·din·ing.

to make incarnadine.

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Origin of incarnadine

1585–95; <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
/ (ɪnˈkɑːnəˌdaɪn) 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 incarnātus made flesh, incarnate
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