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 Carmin’ative.Carnation. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Carmi’ne (2 syl).
 
The dye made from the carmës or kermës insect, whence also crimson, through the Italian cremisino.   1
 


 Carmin’ative.Carnation. 

 
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