ETYM Latin tinctura a dyeing, from tingere, tinctum, to tinge, dye: cf. Old Eng. tainture, teinture, French teinture, Latin tinctura. Related to Tinge.
A heraldic colour or metal.
1. A medicinal extract in an alcohol solution.
2. A substances that colors metals.
Color; dye; slight amount; extract of medicinal principle of a plant.
To stain or tint with a color