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A color or tint.
Colored lightly or faintly; tinged.
[Middle English, a transforming elixir, from Latin tīnctus, a dyeing, from past participle of tingere, to dye.]
an obsolete word for tint
(Poetry) poetic tinted or coloured
[C15: from Latin tinctus, from tingere to colour]
1. to tinge or tint, as with color.
2. Obs. to imbue.adj.
3. tinged; colored.n.
4. a tint or tinge.
[1585–95; < Latin tīnctus, past participle of tingere to dye, tinge]
Past participle: tincted
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|Verb||1.||tinct - color lightly; "her greying hair was tinged blond"; "the leaves were tinged red in November"|
henna - apply henna to one's hair; "She hennas her hair every month"
color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour in, colourise, colourize, colour - add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"
tincture - stain or tint with a color; "The leaves were tinctured with a bright red"
complexion - give a certain color to; "The setting sun complexioned the hills"