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car·mine

 (kär′mĭn, -mīn′)
n.
1. A strong to vivid red.
2. A crimson pigment derived from cochineal.
adj.
Strong to vivid red.

[French carmin, from Medieval Latin carminium, probably blend of Arabic qirmiz, kermes; see kermes, and Latin minium, cinnabar; see minium.]
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carmine

(ˈkɑːmaɪn)
n
1. (Colours)
a. a vivid red colour, sometimes with a purplish tinge
b. (as adjective): carmine paint.
2. (Dyeing) a pigment of this colour obtained from cochineal
[C18: from Medieval Latin carmīnus, from Arabic qirmiz kermes]
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car•mine

(ˈkɑr mɪn, -maɪn)

n.
1. a crimson or purplish red color.
2. a crimson pigment obtained from cochineal.
[1705–15; < French carmin (color), carmine (pigment), Old French; compare Medieval Latin carminium]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carmine - a variable color averaging a vivid redcarmine - a variable color averaging a vivid red
red, redness - red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
Verb1.carmine - color carmine
redden - make red; "The setting sun reddened the sky"
Adj.1.carmine - of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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Translations

carmine

[ˈkɑːmaɪn]
A. ADJcarmín, de carmín
B. Ncarmín m
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carmine

adjkarm(es)inrot
nKarmesin nt, → Karmin nt
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carmine

[ˈkɑːmaɪn] adj & ncarminio inv
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car·mine

n. carmín, carmesí.
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