a crimson or purplish-red color.
a crimson pigment obtained from cochineal.
But in the book, Father carmine just has one unhealthy tabby cat.
What’s Real in The Rite Seth Colter Walls January 30, 2011
Or Mr. carmine, a Yonkers toupee-maker with a thick Italian accent and a (very) full head of gray hair.
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He went on: “We told her (carmine) that Jacintha was admitted to hospital for blood pressure problems.”
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Cooper and Renner are solid as the loose cannon Richie and the upstanding carmine, respectively.
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When heated in a tube, oxide of selenium of a carmine red rises along with selenic acid, white and deliquescent.
A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines Andrew Ure
Her carmine lips vaticinated with an extraordinary rapidity.
Under Western Eyes Joseph Conrad
Mr. carmine was standing in the hall with his legs very wide apart reading The Times for the fourth time.
Mr. Britling Sees It Through H. G. Wells
carmine caught on his thirty-five yards, made a short gain and was downed.
Left End Edwards Ralph Henry Barbour
The paper is a very white wove variety, and the color of the impression is in carmine.
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They could only be of love; for he saw the carmine on her cheeks as she listened to them.
The Free Lances Mayne Reid
a vivid red colour, sometimes with a purplish tinge
(as adjective): carmine paint
a pigment of this colour obtained from cochineal
1712, originally of the dyestuff, from French carmin (12c.), from Medieval Latin carminium, from Arabic qirmiz “crimson” (see kermes). Form influenced in Latin by minium “red lead, cinnabar,” a word said to be of Iberian origin. As an adjective from 1737; as a color name from 1799.
carmine car·mine (kär’mĭn, -mīn’)
A crimson pigment derived from cochineal.
carminophil carminophil car·min·o·phil (kär-mĭn’ə-fĭl) adj. Staining readily with carmine dyes.
a toxic nitrosurea, C 5 H 9 Cl 2 N 3 O 2 , used in the treatment of a wide range of tumors.
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a commune in SW Morbihan, in NW France, SE of Lorient: megalithic monuments. 3681. Contemporary Examples In one of his most famous sketches, Johnny Carson channeled his psychic abilities as “Carnac the Magnificent.” Johnny Carson’s Greatest Moments From Carnac to a Python Grapple Brittany Jones-Cooper May 6, 2012 Historical Examples The meeting was held and […]