tinct

[tingkt]
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adjective
  1. tinged; colored; flavored.
noun
  1. tint; tinge; coloring.

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.

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British Dictionary definitions for tinct

tinct

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

Word Origin for tinct

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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