Definitions

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  • v. To adorn (a book, manuscript, etc.) by illuminating or ornamenting with coloured and decorated letters and figures.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To adorn by illuminating or ornamenting with colored and decorated letters and figures, as a book or manuscript.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To illuminate or adorn with ornamented letters or with pictures, as a book.

Etymologies

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en- +‎ limn. Compare enlumine, illuminate.

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