tinctorial

adjective
tinc·​to·​ri·​al | \ tiŋ(k)-ˈtȯr-ē-əl How to pronounce tinctorial (audio) \

Definition of tinctorial

: of or relating to colors or to dyeing or staining also : imparting color

Other Words from tinctorial

tinctorially \ tiŋ(k)-​ˈtȯr-​ē-​ə-​lē How to pronounce tinctorially (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of tinctorial

1655, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tinctorial

Latin tinctorius, from tingere to tinge

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“Tinctorial.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tinctorial. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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tinctorial

adjective
tinc·​to·​ri·​al | \ tiŋk-ˈtōr-ē-əl How to pronounce tinctorial (audio) \

Medical Definition of tinctorial

: of or relating to dyeing or staining the tinctorial reaction of eosin

Other Words from tinctorial

tinctorially \ -​ē How to pronounce tinctorially (audio) \ adverb

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