tinct

[ tingkt ]
/ tɪŋkt /

verb (used with object)

to tinge or tint, as with color.
Obsolete. to imbue.

adjective

tinged; colored; flavored.

noun

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

Definition for tinct (2 of 2)

tinct.


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British Dictionary definitions for tinct

tinct

/ (tɪŋkt) /

noun, verb

an obsolete word for tint

adjective

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

tinct


n.

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

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Medicine definitions for tinct

tinct


abbr.

tincture
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