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Reflecting Yuki’s artistic sensibility, each chapter narrated from her perspective begins with a description of an exotic shade of pigment — carmine, raw umber, quinacridone gold — selected to correspond to its mood.
Its carmine colored bark adds interest in the winter months, and in spring, meadow green foliage deepens to a wine color with the onset of warmer temperatures.
This means commonly used cosmetic ingredients like beeswax, lanolin, and carmine (a dye made from beetles' wings) will be replaced.
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Origin and Etymology of carmine
First Known Use: 1712See Words from the same year
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