See also: carmín

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from Medieval Latin *carminium, from Arabic قِرْمِز(qirmiz, crimson, kermes) (from Sanskrit कृमिज (kṛmija, produced by worms), from कृमि (kṛ́mi, worm, insect)), plus or with influence from Latin minium.

Or, from a contraction of Old French carmesin, from Spanish carmesí.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kaʁ.mɛ̃/
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AdjectiveEdit

carmin (invariable)

  1. carmine, crimson (having a deep, slightly bluish red colour)

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

carmin m (plural carmins)

  1. cochineal, carmine (red dye made from the bodies of cochineal insects)
  2. carmine, crimson (deep, slightly bluish red)
  3. cinnabar moth Tyria jacobaeae

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French carmin or Latin carminium.

NounEdit

carmin n (uncountable)

  1. carmine

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