carmin

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See also: carmín

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaʁ.mɛ̃/
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Adjective[edit]

carmin (invariable)

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

Noun[edit]

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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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French carmin or Latin carminium. Doublet of cârmâz.

Noun[edit]

carmin n (uncountable)

  1. carmine

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See also[edit]

Colors in Romanian · culori (layout · text)
     alb      gri      negru
             roșu; carmin              portocaliu; maro              galben; crem
                          verde             
             cyan              bleu              albastru
             violet; indigo              mov; purpură              roz