Dyed with grain, or kermes.
- To fix deeply or indelibly, as in the mind: "A system that had been ingrained for generations could not be easily undone by change from the top” ( Doris Kearns Goodwin).
- Archaic To dye or stain into the fiber of.
- Deep-seated; ingrained.
- Made of predyed fibers; thoroughly dyed: ingrain yarn.
- Made of fiber or yarn dyed before weaving. Used especially of rugs.
- Yarn or fiber dyed before manufacture.
- An ingrain rug or carpet.