Definition and Meanings for carmine
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Part of Speech of carmine
Etymology of carmine
Meaning of carmine
- a rich red or crimson color with a shade of purple.
- a beautiful pigment, or a lake, of this color, prepared from cochineal, and used in miniature painting.
- 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.