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.