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Adjective: carmine  'kaa(r),mIn or kaa(r)-min
  1. Of a colour at the end of the colour spectrum (next to orange); resembling the colour of blood, cherries, tomatoes or rubies
    "The picture would come through dark with a carmine tinge";
    - red, reddish, ruddy, blood-red, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby, ruby-red, scarlet, reddy, rufescent
Noun: carmine  'kaa(r),mIn or kaa(r)-min
  1. A variable colour averaging a vivid red
    - cardinal
Verb: carmine  'kaa(r),mIn or kaa(r)-min
  1. Colour carmine

Derived forms: carmined, carmines, carmining

See also: chromatic

Type of: red, redden, redness

Encyclopedia: Carmine, Texas