Definitions for: Miniate


[v] decorate with letters painted red, of manuscripts; "In this beautiful book, all the place names are rubricated"
[v] paint with red lead or vermilion



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.


Min"i*ate, a.
Of or pertaining to the color of red lead or vermilion;
painted with vermilion.

Synonyms: rubricate

See Also: color, colour, emblazon, illuminate

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