Definition of incarnadine in English:

incarnadine

noun

mass nounliterary
  • A bright crimson or pinkish-red colour.

    as modifier ‘an incarnadine rose’

verb

[with object]literary
  • Colour (something) a bright crimson or pinkish-red.

    ‘a spreading red stain incarnadined the sea’
    • ‘He had not been much to look at before the Changement ceremony, which had incarnadined his eyes and turned his brown hair silver.’
    • ‘Let the light of the burning building scare the nightingales and incarnadine the willows.’

Origin

Late 16th century: from French incarnadin(e), from Italian incarnadino, variant of incarnatino ‘flesh colour’, based on Latin incarnare (see incarnate).

Pronunciation

incarnadine

/ɪnˈkɑːnədʌɪn/