Definition of carmine adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

carmine

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈkɑːmaɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːrmaɪn//
 
(formal)
 
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dark red in colour Word Origin early 18th cent.: from French carmin, based on Arabic qirmiz; related to crimson.

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