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Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: enque, from Late Latin encaustum, from Greek enkaiein 'to burn in'

ink

1 noun
     
Related topics: Visual, Daily Life
ink1
1 [uncountable and countable]TCD a coloured liquid that you use for writing, printing or drawing:
Please write in black ink.
2 [uncountable] the black liquid in sea creatures such as octopuses and squid

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