- flesh-colored; pink
- red; esp., blood-red
Origin of incarnadineFrench incarnadin ; from Italian incarnatino ; from incarnato ; from Ecclesiastical Late Latin incarnatus: see incarnate
- Of a fleshy pink color.
transitive verbin·car·na·dined, in·car·na·din·ing, in·car·na·dines
Origin of incarnadineFrench incarnadin, from Italian incarnadino, variant of incarnatino, diminutive of incarnato : in-, in (from Latin; see in–2) + carne, flesh (from Latin car&omacron;, carn-; see incarnate).
(comparative more incarnadine, superlative most incarnadine)
- Of the blood-red colour of raw flesh.
- Of a general red colour.
- The blood-red colour of raw flesh.
- Red in general
(third-person singular simple present incarnadines, present participle incarnadining, simple past and past participle incarnadined)
- To cause to be the blood-red colour of raw flesh.
- To cause to be red or crimson.