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Middle EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish, from Andalusian Arabic قِرْمِز(qirmiz), from Persian کرمست(kirmist). Ultimately from Sanskrit कृमिज (kṛmija).

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NounEdit

cremesyn (uncountable)

  1. crimson fabric

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AdjectiveEdit

cremesyn

  1. Made of crimson cloth
  2. crimson-coloured

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Colors in Middle English · coloures, hewes (layout · text)
     whit      grey, hor      blak
             red ; cremesyn, gernet              citrine, aumbre ; broun, tawne              yelow, dorry ; canevas
             grasgrene              grene             
             plunket ; ewage              asure, livid              blewe, blo, pers
             violet ; inde              rose, murrey ; purpel              claret