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English definition of “tincture”

tincture

noun [C or U]     /ˈtɪŋk.tʃər/ US  /-tʃɚ/
a medicine that consists of a mixture of alcohol and a small amount of a drug : a/some tincture of iodine / myrrh Medicine in different forms
(Definition of tincture noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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