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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A vivid red dye used in food coloring. A dark red colour.

Usage examples (34)
  • The carmine coat certainly stood out in the crowd.
  • Some food dyes aren't vegan; red pigment can be cochineal or carmine, which is insects!
  • "The carmine is coming in again," said mamma.
  • Ingredients such as carmine have come under fire because they have been known to cause severe allergic reactions in some people. for more
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