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tinct

[ tingkt ]
/ tɪŋkt /
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verb (used with object)
to tinge or tint, as with color.
Obsolete. to imbue.
adjective
tinged; colored; flavored.
noun
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

Other definitions for tinct (2 of 2)

tinct.

abbreviation
tincture.
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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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Medical definitions for tinct

tinct

abbr.
tincture
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