Definition of tinctorial
: of or relating to colors or to dyeing or staining; also : imparting color
tinctoriallyplay \-ē-ə-lē\ adverb
Origin and Etymology of tinctorial
Latin tinctorius, from tingere to tinge
First Known Use: 1655See Words from the same year
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