tinctorial

[ tingk-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr- ]
/ tɪŋkˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr- /
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adjective

pertaining to coloring or dyeing.

Nearby words

  1. tinbergen, jan,
  2. tinbergen, nikolaas,
  3. tincal,
  4. tinct,
  5. tinct.,
  6. tinctorially,
  7. tincture,
  8. tindal,
  9. tindal, matthew,
  10. tindal, william

Origin of tinctorial

1645–55; < Latin tīnctōri(us) of or related to dipping, dyeing (see tinct, -tory1) + -al1

Related formstinc·to·ri·al·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for tinctorial

tinctorial

/ (tɪŋkˈtɔːrɪəl) /

adjective

of or relating to colouring, staining, or dyeing
imbuing with colour
Derived Formstinctorially, adverb

Word Origin for tinctorial

C17: from Latin tinctōrius, from tingere to tinge

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Medicine definitions for tinctorial

tinctorial

[ tĭngk-tôrē-əl ]

adj.

Relating to coloring or staining.

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