Wiktionary:Word of the day/2020/October 18

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Word of the day
for October 18
incarnadine adj (archaic, literary)
  1. (originally) Of the pale pink or pale red colour of flesh; carnation.
  2. Of the blood-red colour of raw flesh; crimson.
  3. (figurative) Bloodstained, bloody.
  4. (generally) Of a red colour.

incarnadine n

  1. (originally) The pale pink or pale red colour of flesh; carnation.
    incarnadine:    
  2. The blood-red colour of raw flesh; crimson.
    incarnadine:  
  3. (generally) A red colour.

incarnadine v

  1. (transitive, originally) To make flesh-coloured.
  2. (transitive, also figurative) To make red, especially blood-coloured or crimson; to redden.
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