from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A color or tint.
- adj. Colored lightly or faintly; tinged.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a tint or colour
- v. to tint, tinge or colour
- adj. tinged or lightly coloured
- abbr. tincture
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Tined; tinged.
- n. Color; tinge; tincture; tint.
- transitive v. To color or stain; to imblue; to tint.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To tinge or tint, as with color; hence, figuratively, to imbue.
- n. Tint; tinge; coloring; hue.
- n. A tincture; an essence; specifically, the grand elixir of the alchemists.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. color lightly
Middle English, a transforming elixir, from Latin tīnctus, a dyeing, from past participle of tingere, to dye.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin tinctus ("dyeing"), past participle of tingō ("I tinge"). (Wiktionary)