(In*car"na*dine), v. t. To dye red or crimson.
Will all great Neptune's ocean wash this bloodShak.
Clean from my hand? No; this my hand will rather
multitudinous seas incarnadine,
Making the green one red.
(In*car"nate) a. [Pref. in- not + carnate.] Not in the flesh; spiritual. [Obs.]
I fear nothing . . . that devil carnate or incarnate can fairly do.Richardson.
(In*car"nate), a. [L. incarnatus, p. p. of incarnare to incarnate, pref. in- in + caro, carnis,
flesh. See Carnal.]
1. Invested with flesh; embodied in a human nature and form; united with, or having, a human body.
Here shalt thou sit incarnate.Milton.
He represents the emperor and his wife as two devils incarnate, sent into the world for the destruction
2. Flesh-colored; rosy; red. [Obs.] Holland.
(In*car"nate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Incarnated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Incarnating ] To clothe with
flesh; to embody in flesh; to invest, as spirits, ideals, etc., with a human from or nature.
This essence to incarnate and imbrute,Milton.
That to the height of deity aspired.
(In*car"nate), v. i. To form flesh; to granulate, as a wound. [R.]
My uncle Toby's wound was nearly well 't was just beginning to incarnate.Sterne.
(In`car*na"tion) n. [F. incarnation, LL. incarnatio.]
1. The act of clothing with flesh, or the state of being so clothed; the act of taking, or being manifested
in, a human body and nature.
2. (Theol.) The union of the second person of the Godhead with manhood in Christ.
3. An incarnate form; a personification; a manifestation; a reduction to apparent from; a striking exemplification
in person or act.
She is a new incarnation of some of the illustrious dead.Jeffrey.
The very incarnation of selfishness.F. W. Robertson.
4. A rosy or red color; flesh color; carnation. [Obs.]
5. (Med.) The process of healing wounds and filling the part with new flesh; granulation.
(In*car"na*tive) a. [Cf. F. incarnatif.] Causing new flesh to grow; healing; regenerative.
n. An incarnative medicine.
(In*car`ni*fi*ca"tion) n. [See Incarnation, and -fy.] The act of assuming, or state of
being clothed with, flesh; incarnation.