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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 car·mine /ˈkɑrmən, ˌmaɪn/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 car·mine /ˈkɑrmən, ˌmaɪn/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Car·mine n.
 1. A rich red or crimson color with a shade of purple.
 2. A beautiful pigment, or a lake, of this color, prepared from cochineal, and used in miniature painting.
 3. Chem. The essential coloring principle of cochineal, extracted as a purple-red amorphous mass. It is a glucoside and possesses acid properties; -- hence called also carminic acid.
 Carmine red Chem., a coloring matter obtained from carmine as a purple-red substance, and probably allied to the phthaleïns.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having any of numerous bright or strong colors reminiscent
            of the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
            [syn: red, reddish, ruddy, blood-red, cerise,
             cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby, ruby-red,
      n : a variable color averaging a vivid red [syn: cardinal]
      v : color carmine