from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To ingrain.
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- v. Alternative spelling of ingrain.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To dye in grain, or of a fast color. See ingrain.
- transitive v. To incorporate with the grain or texture of anything; to infuse deeply. See Ingrain.
- transitive v. To color in imitation of the grain of wood; to grain. See Grain, v. t., 1.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See ingrain, ingrainer.
Middle English engreinen, to dye with cochineal or kermes, from Old French engrainer : en-, causative pref.; see en-1 + graine, grain; see grain.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)