carmine

Definitions of carmine
  1. adjective
    of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
    synonyms: blood-red, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, red, reddish, ruby, ruby-red, ruddy, scarlet
    chromatic
    being or having or characterized by hue
  2. noun
    a variable color averaging a vivid red
    synonyms: cardinal
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    type of:
    red, redness
    red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
  3. verb
    color carmine
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    type of:
    redden
    make red
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