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mĭnĭo , no
I.perf., ātum, 1, v. a. minium, to color with red-lead or cinnabar, to paint red: “Jovem,Plin. 33, 7, 38, § 112; 35, 12, 45, § 157.—Hence, mĭnĭātus , a, um, P. a.
I. Colored with red-lead or cinnabar, colored red, red: quae quidem, vereor, ne miniata cerula tua pluribus locis notandae sint, with your red-lead pencil, Cic. Att. 15, 14, 4; 16, 11, 1.—
II. Of the color of cinnabar, cinnabar-red, of the parrot: “avis torque miniato in cervicem distincta,Plin. 10, 42, 58, § 117.
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