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ver·mil·ion

also ver·mil·lion  (vər-mĭl′yən)
n.
1. A vivid red to reddish orange. Also called Chinese red, cinnabar.
adj.
Of a vivid red to reddish orange.
tr.v. ver·mil·ioned, ver·mil·ion·ing, ver·mil·ions also ver·mil·lioned or ver·mil·lion·ing or ver·mil·lions
To color or dye (something) in the hue vermilion.

[Middle English vermelion, from Old French vermeillon, from vermeil; see vermeil.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.vermillion - of a vivid red to reddish-orange colorvermillion - of a vivid red to reddish-orange color
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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