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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Carmine \Car"mine\, n. [F. carmin (cf. Sp. carmin, It.
carminio), contr. from LL. carmesinus purple color. See
1. A rich red or crimson color with a shade of purple.
2. A beautiful pigment, or a lake, of this color, prepared
from cochineal, and used in miniature painting.
3. (Chem.) The essential coloring principle of cochineal,
extracted as a purple-red amorphous mass. It is a
glucoside and possesses acid properties; -- hence called
also carminic acid.
Carmine red (Chem.), a coloring matter obtained from
carmine as a purple-red substance, and probably allied to
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to
orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or
tomatoes or rubies [syn: red, reddish, ruddy,
blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red,
crimson, ruby, ruby-red, scarlet]
n 1: a variable color averaging a vivid red [syn: cardinal,
v 1: color carmine
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
63 Moby Thesaurus words for "carmine":
Titian, Titian-red, bricky, cardinal, carnation, carnelian, cerise,
cherry, cherry-colored, cherry-red, crimson, damask, ferruginous,
fiery, fire-red, flame-colored, flame-red, flaming, glowing, gules,
hot, incarmined, inflamed, infrared, iron-red, lake-colored, laky,
lateritious, lobster-red, lurid, maroon, port-wine, puce, red,
red-dyed, red-looking, reddened, reddish, reddish-amber,
reddish-brown, rubicund, rubiginous, rubric, rubricose, ruby,
ruby-colored, ruby-red, ruddied, ruddy, rufescent, rufous, rust,
rust-red, rusty, scarlet, stammel, tile-red, vermilion, vinaceous,
warm, wine, wine-colored, wine-red
From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :
Carmine, TX -- U.S. city in Texas
Population (2000): 228
Housing Units (2000): 118
Land area (2000): 1.647399 sq. miles (4.266743 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.647399 sq. miles (4.266743 sq. km)
FIPS code: 12916
Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48
Location: 30.149059 N, 96.688420 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 78932
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
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