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tinctureyoudaoicibaDictYouDict[tincture 词源字典]
tincture: see tinge
[tincture etymology, tincture origin, 英语词源]
tincture (n.)youdaoicibaDictYouDict
c. 1400, "a coloring, dye," from Latin tinctura "act of dyeing or tingeing," from tinctus "dye," past participle of tingere "to tinge, dye, soak in color," originally merely "to moisten, wet, soak," from PIE root *teng- "to soak" (cognates: Old High German dunkon "to soak," Greek tengein "to moisten"). Meaning "solution of medicine in a mixture of alcohol" is first recorded 1640s. The verb is recorded from 1610s. Related: Tinctured.