[ tingkt ]
/ tɪŋkt /
verb (used with object)
to tinge or tint, as with color.
Obsolete. to imbue.
tinged; colored; flavored.
tint; tinge; coloring.
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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
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Definition for tinct (2 of 2)
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Example sentences from the Web for tinct
The prescription for the embrocation runs—Spirit serpylli 120 grammes, tinct.
So dyed in grain, that they will not relinquish or lose their tinct—are not to be discharged.Hamlet|William Shakespeare
I have cured well-marked cases of Fungus Hæmatodes with the tinct.An Epitome of Homeopathic Healing Art|B. L. Hill
British Dictionary definitions for tinct
/ (tɪŋkt) /
an obsolete word for tint
poetic tinted or coloured
Word Origin for tinct
C15: from Latin tinctus, from tingere to colour
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Medical definitions for tinct
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