Monday, June 15, 2009


incarnadine \in-ˈkär-nə-ˌdīn, -ˌdēn, -dən\ adjective: 1. having the pinkish color of flesh, 2. red, especially bloodred
transitive verb: to make incarnadine; redden

Etymology: Middle French incarnadin, from Old Italian incarnadino, from incarnato flesh-colored, from Late Latin incarnatus

In addition to meaning “made manifest,” incarnate can also be a synonym for incarnadine.

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