tinctorial

[tingk-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr-]
adjective
pertaining to coloring or dyeing.

Origin:
1645–55; < Latin tīnctōri(us) of or related to dipping, dyeing (see tinct, -tory1) + -al1

tinctorially, adverb
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tinctorial (tɪŋkˈtɔːrɪəl)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to colouring, staining, or dyeing
2.  imbuing with colour
 
[C17: from Latin tinctōrius, from tingere to tinge]
 
tinc'torially
 
adv

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tinctorial tinc·to·ri·al (tĭngk-tôr'ē-əl)
adj.
Relating to coloring or staining.

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It must be ground into a resin system in order to gain maximum tinctorial value.
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