Variant of incarnate
- endowed with a body, esp. a human body; in bodily form
- being a living example of; personified: evil incarnate
- flesh-colored; pink
- red; rosy
Origin: Middle English from Ecclesiastical Late Latin incarnatus, past participle of incarnari, to be made flesh from Classical Latin in-, inch(es) plush caro (gen. carnis), flesh: see carnal
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