Incarnadine meaning

ĭn-kärnə-dīn, -dēn, -dĭn
Of a fleshy pink color.
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Blood-red.
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To make incarnadine, especially to redden.
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Flesh-colored; pink.
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Red; esp., blood-red.
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The color of either flesh or blood.
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To make incarnadine.
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Of the blood-red colour of raw flesh.
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Of a general red colour.
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The blood-red colour of raw flesh.

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Red in general.
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To cause to be the blood-red colour of raw flesh.
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To cause to be red or crimson.
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Origin of incarnadine

  • French incarnadin from Italian incarnadino variant of incarnatino diminutive of incarnato in- in (from Latin in–2) carne flesh (from Latin carō carn- incarnate)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French incarnadine, Italian incarnadino, a variant of incarnadito (“flesh color”), from incarnato (“incarnate”), from Latin incarnari (“be made flesh”), from in + cano (“flesh”).

    From Wiktionary