cremesyn

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

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cremesyn (uncountable)

  1. crimson fabric

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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      broun, tawne
             claret              red ; cremesyn, gernet              citrine, aumbre              yelow, dorry ; canevas
             grasgrene              grene                           plunket ; ewage
             asure, livid              blewe, blo, pers              violet ; inde              rose, murrey ; purpel