Min"i*ate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Miniated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Miniating (?).] [L. miniatus, p. p. of miniare. See Minium.]

To paint or tinge with red lead or vermilion; also, to decorate with letters, or the like, painted red, as the page of a manuscript.

T. Wharton.


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Min"i*ate (?), a.

Of or pertaining to the color of red lead or vermilion; painted with vermilion.


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