- pertaining to coloring or dyeing.
Origin of tinctorial
Examples from the Web for tinctorial
Historical Examples of tinctorial
One pound of dry alizarin has the tinctorial power of 90 pounds of madder.Coal
Bichromate of potash is a most powerful oxidizing agent, and produces very complex and interesting changes in tinctorial bodies.The Practical Ostrich Feather Dyer
A solution of bichloride of mercury disguised by the addition of a little flavouring and tinctorial matter.
The coloured pommades derive their respective tints from tinctorial matter added to the melted fat before perfuming it.
Cochineal and lac-dye have now nearly superseded the use of kermes as a tinctorial substance, in England.
- of or relating to colouring, staining, or dyeing
- imbuing with colour
Word Origin for tinctorial
- Relating to coloring or staining.