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tinctorial

[tingk-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-] /tɪŋkˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/
adjective
1.
pertaining to coloring or dyeing.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; < Latin tīnctōri(us) of or related to dipping, dyeing (see tinct, -tory1) + -al1
Related forms
tinctorially, adverb
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  • It must be ground into a resin system in order to gain maximum tinctorial value.
British Dictionary definitions for tinctorial

tinctorial

/tɪŋkˈtɔːrɪəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to colouring, staining, or dyeing
2.
imbuing with colour
Derived Forms
tinctorially, adverb
Word Origin
C17: from Latin tinctōrius, from tingere to tinge
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tinctorial in Medicine

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

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