CARMINE MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Carmine Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A rich red or crimson color with a shade of purple.
  2. (n.) 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.
  3. (n.) A beautiful pigment, or a lake, of this color, prepared from cochineal, and used in miniature painting.


Synonyms:
Cardinal, Cerise, Cherry, Crimson, Red, Reddish, Ruby, Ruddy, Scarlet,

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