carmine


carmine
carmine 1712, from Fr. carmin (12c.), from M.L. carminium, from Arabic qirmiz "crimson," from Skt. krimiga "insect-produced," from krmi "worm, insect." The dye comes from crushed cochineal insects. Influenced in Latin by minium "red lead, cinnabar," which is said to be of Iberian origin.

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  • Carmine — ist als männliche Variante von Carmen der Vorname von u.a. Carmine Abbagnale (* 1962), italienischer Ruderer Carmine Appice (* 1946), US amerikanischer Rockmusiker Carmine Coppola (1910–1991), US amerikanischer Musiker und Komponist Carmine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • carminé — carminé, ée [ karmine ] adj. • 1784; de carmin ♦ D un rouge vif. Laque carminée. ● carminé, carminée adjectif (de carmin) Rouge vif. ● carminé, carminée (synonymes) adjectif (de carmin) Rouge vif. Synonymes …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Carmine — Car mine, n. [F. carmin (cf. Sp. carmin, It. carminio), contr. from LL. carmesinus purple color. See {Crimson}.] 1. A rich red or crimson color with a shade of purple. [1913 Webster] 2. A beautiful pigment, or a lake, of this color, prepared from …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carmine — Carmine, TX U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 228 Housing Units (2000): 118 Land area (2000): 1.647399 sq. miles (4.266743 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.647399 sq. miles (4.266743 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Carmine, TX — U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 228 Housing Units (2000): 118 Land area (2000): 1.647399 sq. miles (4.266743 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.647399 sq. miles (4.266743 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • carmine — carmine. См. кармин. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Carmine — Carmine, Pietro, ital. Politiker, geb. 13. Nov. 1841 in Camparada, studierte das Ingenieurwesen und wurde 1882 in die Deputiertenkammer gewählt, wo er sich der von Colombo geführten liberal konservativen Gruppe anschloß. Vom März bis Juli 1896… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • carminé — carminé, ée (kar mi né, née) adj. De couleur de carmin. Rose, fleur carminée …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • carmine — ► NOUN ▪ a vivid crimson pigment made from cochineal. ORIGIN French carmin, from an Arabic word meaning «kermes»; related to CRIMSON(Cf. ↑crimson) …   English terms dictionary

  • carmine — [kär′min, kär′mīn΄] n. [Fr carmin < ML carminium < Ar qirmiz, crimson (< Sans kṛimiǧā, insect produced < kṛmi, worm, insect: the dye comes from crushed insects: see COCHINEAL); form infl. by L minium, cinnabar red] 1. a red or… …   English World dictionary


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