Fard definitions

Colour or paint used on the face; makeup, war-paint.
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To paint, as the face or cheeks.
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Origin of fard

From Middle English, from Middle French, from Old French fard (“make-up, cosmetics”), from farder (“to apply make-up, use cosmetics”), from Old Frankish *farwidōn (“to dye, colour”), from Proto-Germanic *farwiþōną (“to colour”), from Proto-Germanic *farwō (“colour”), from Proto-Indo-European *perḱ- (“motley, coloured”). Cognate with Old High German farwjan (“to colour”) (High German Farbe (“colour”)), Middle Low German varwe (“colour”) (Low German Farwe (“colour”)), Latin pulcher (“beautiful”), Welsh erch (“dark brown”).