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tincture

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Noun

Singular
tincture

Plural
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tincture ({{{1}}})
  1. a pigment or other substance that colours or dyes
  2. a tint, or an added colour
  3. (heraldry): a colour or metal used in the depiction of a coat of arms.
  4. An alcoholic extract of plant material, used as a medicine
  5. (humorous) a small alcoholic drink
  6. an essential characteristic
    • 1924: ARISTOTLE. Metaphysics. Translated by W. D. Ross. Nashotah, Wisconsin, USA: The Classical Library, 2001. Book 1, Part 6.
      for the earlier thinkers had no tincture of dialectic

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Verb

Infinitive
to tincture

Third person singular
tinctur

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to tincture (third-person singular simple present tinctur, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. to stain or impregnate (something) with colour

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