Definition of Engrain

1. v. t. To dye in grain, or of a fast color. See Ingrain.



Definition of Engrain

1. Verb. (alternative spelling of ingrain) ¹

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Definition of Engrain

1. to ingrain [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: ingrain

Medical Definition of Engrain

1. 1. To dye in grain, or of a fast colour. See Ingrain. "Leaves engrained in lusty green." (Spenser) 2. To incorporate with the grain or texture of anything; to infuse deeply. See Ingrain. "The stain hath become engrained by time." (Sir W. Scott) 3. To colour in imitation of the grain of wood; to grain. See Grain. Origin: Pref. En- + grain. Cf. Ingrain. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Engrain

engraffments
engraffs
engraft
engraftable
engrafted
engrafting
engraftment
engraftments
engrafts
engrail
engrailed
engrailing
engrailment
engrailments
engrails
engrain (current term)
engrained
engraining
engrains
engram
engramma
engrammas
engrammatic
engramme
engrammes
engrammic
engrams
engraphia
engraphic
engrapple

Literary usage of Engrain

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1. The Book of Wheat: An Economic History and Practical Manual of the Wheat by Peter Tracy Dondlinger (1908)
"engrain. 3.5 Distribution: Found from Achaia in Greece to Mesopotamia. ... 4.5 Varieties: Einkorn; engrain double (two grains). 5.5 Use: Rarely for bread; ..."

2. The Small Grains by Mark Alfred Carleton (1920)
"engrain in French. The German name has been adopted in this country and is already fairly well known in American literature. Fio. 21. ..."

3. The Gardener's Magazine and Register of Rural and Domestic Improvement by J C Loudon (1837)
"Froment engrain. MR 115. engrain commun du Gatinais. The grains of tlie above kinds of wheat we shall give away to any person who will undertake to grow ..."

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