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Definitions of carmine
color carmine Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
A rich red or crimson color with a shade of purple. Webster Dictionary DB
A beautiful pigment, or a lake, of this color, prepared from cochineal, and used in miniature painting. Webster Dictionary DB
The essential coloring principle of cochineal, extracted as a purple-red amorphous mass. It is a glucoside and possesses acid properties; - hence called also carminic acid. Webster Dictionary DB
The coloring matter of cochineal, which has a rich crimson color; this color. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
A crimson color. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
A red pigment prepared from cochineal. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
A crimson pigment from cochineal. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
A powder of a beautiful red or crimson colour bordering on purple; the colouring matter of cochineal. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
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– Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
– A Wanderer in Florence by E. V. Lucas