Miniate
Miniate Min"i*ate, a. Of or pertaining to the color of red lead or vermilion; painted with vermilion. [1913 Webster]

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  • Miniate — Min i*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Miniated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Miniating}.] [L. miniatus, p. p. of miniare. See {Minium}.] To paint or tinge with red lead or vermilion; also, to decorate with letters, or the like, painted red, as the page of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • miniate — miniator, n. /min ee ayt /, v.t., miniated, miniating. to illuminate (a manuscript) in red; rubricate. [1650 60; < ML miniatus rubricated, illuminated, L: colored red with cinnabar, equiv. to mini(um) MINIUM + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • miniate — v. decorate with red letters; paint in red or scarlet color, color in red …   English contemporary dictionary

  • miniate — min·i·ate …   English syllables

  • miniate — verb 1. paint with red lead or vermilion • Derivationally related forms: ↑minium • Topics: ↑art, ↑artistic creation, ↑artistic production • Hypernyms: ↑color, ↑colour, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Miniated — Miniate Min i*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Miniated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Miniating}.] [L. miniatus, p. p. of miniare. See {Minium}.] To paint or tinge with red lead or vermilion; also, to decorate with letters, or the like, painted red, as the page of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Miniating — Miniate Min i*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Miniated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Miniating}.] [L. miniatus, p. p. of miniare. See {Minium}.] To paint or tinge with red lead or vermilion; also, to decorate with letters, or the like, painted red, as the page of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Liste des podestats de Volterra — La liste des podestats de Volterra dresse la liste des premiers magistrats de la république de Volterra à partir de 1193, date à laquelle ils sont apparus pour la première fois. L institution devient pérenne à partir de 1226. La fonction de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Minaceous — Min *a ceous, a. Of the color of minium or red lead; miniate. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Miniature — Min i*a*ture (?; 277), n. [It. miniatura, fr. L. miniare. See {Miniate}, v.,{Minium}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Originally, a painting in colors such as those in medi[ae]val manuscripts; in modern times, any very small painting, especially a portrait.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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