In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1carmín masculinerojo carmín masculine(before noun) (invariable adjective) carmín
- Everyone has a different idea of what is meant by colours such as apricot, cherry, peach, cerise or carmine.
- If the set is entirely monochromatic the costumes use vivid colour - luscious carmine reds, particularly for the lovers.
- His sensuous mouth is constrained, his carmine lips almost quiver.
- They are small in scale and feature extensive use of gold and brilliant, rich and sparkling colors like ultramarine, Prussian blue, indigo, violet, purple, carmine and tangerine.
- Their value as ornamental plants is contained in their intricately patterned and colourful foliage which ranges from jade green with cyclamen veins; chartreuse with carmine veins; and Sherwood green with silver veins.
- Two long wagons appeared in the square, ridden by the priests in their flowing carmine robes.
- A pungent smell but they [lychees] taste sweeter than you think, translucent like jelly but firmer, and peeling the dusky carmine skin of a lychee is a most satisfactory business.
- There are also other colors such as carmine red, purple with white eyes, and Cambridge blue.
- The flames were as expected - carmine, saffron, vermilion.
- In the pictures of girls - Miss Catherine Tatton is an extreme example - black and carmine are applied so crisply that you would, today, think of mascara and lipstick.
- This spiraea is common and sometimes derided because of this, but it is an easy-to-grow deciduous shrub with attractive reddish young leaves that mature to dark green and lovely deep carmine pink flowers from mid to late summer.
- The flowers were crimson, carmine, vermillion.
- When the petals fall, the 2-inch carmine fruit develops, revealing scarlet seeds.
- She closed the folder and licked her carmine lips in a rare gesture of apprehension.
- Its leaves are sometimes tinged with pink or cream and the large, flat, long lasting flowerheads are carmine pink and carried from July to September.
- However, the most picturesque of all bee-eaters in the world is the crimson plumaged carmine bee-eater, which I had seen once - in a bare, dark thorny tree in Masai Mara, Kenya.
- Birdlife is rich with African skimmers, fish eagles, many types of heron and colonies of carmine bee-eaters.
- Colonies of carmine bee eaters nested in holes in the sand banks.
- Caleb woke up with a great big yawn, his carmine tongue flicking over the roof of his mouth.
- Instead of being the customary deep red, it was an odd carmine colour.
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