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 a manuscript. --T. Wharton. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Miniature (illuminated manuscript) — Miniature of the Trojan Horse, from the Vergilius Romanus, a manuscript of Virgil s Aeneid, early 5th century. The word miniature, derived from the Latin minium, red lead, is a picture in an ancient or medieval illuminated manuscript; the simple… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • illustrated — adj decorated, embellished, illuminated, pictorial, with drawings/pictures FORMAL miniated …   Useful english dictionary

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