cremesyn

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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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  • English: crimson

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Adjective[edit]

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, purpur              claret