miniate

[ min-ee-eyt ]
/ ˈmɪn iˌeɪt /

verb (used with object), min·i·at·ed, min·i·at·ing.

to illuminate (a manuscript) in red; rubricate.

Origin of miniate

1650–60; <Medieval Latin miniātus rubricated, illuminated, Latin: colored red with cinnabar, equivalent to mini(um) minium + -ātus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM miniate

min·i·a·tor, noun
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