carmine

Part of speech: noun

A rich purplish - red color, prepared from cochi neal; rouge.

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Usage examples "carmine":

  1. An end run, with Carmine carrying the ball, was spoiled by Turner. - "Left Tackle Thayer", Ralph Henry Barbour.
  2. Her carmine lips parted as, with an expression of quick joy, she clapped her hands together and exclaimed, American accent! - "The Title Market", Emily Post.
  3. Still, Mona is happy: the walk has done her good, and warmed her blood, and brought a color soft and rich as carmine, to her cheeks. - "Mrs. Geoffrey", Duchess.