tinctorial


tinc·to·ri·al

adjective \tiŋ(k)-ˈtr-ē-əl\

Definition of TINCTORIAL

:  of or relating to colors or to dyeing or staining; also :  imparting color
tinc·to·ri·al·ly \-ē-ə-lē\ adverb

Origin of TINCTORIAL

Latin tinctorius, from tingere to tinge
First Known Use: 1655

tinc·to·ri·al

adjective \tiŋk-ˈtōr-ē-əl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TINCTORIAL

: of or relating to dyeing or staining <the tinctorial reaction of eosin>
tinc·to·ri·al·ly \-ē\ adverb

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