Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Verb: miniate  'mi-ni,eyt
  1. (art) paint with red lead or vermilion
  2. (art) decorate (manuscripts) with letters painted red
    "In this beautiful book, all the place names are miniated";
    - rubricate

Derived forms: miniated, miniating, miniates

Type of: color [US], colour [Brit, Cdn], emblazon, illuminate