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n.1.See Vermeil.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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These names are overwhelmingly female: Lonicera (honeysuckle) appears as a sweetly scented maid holding a horn of plenty, wooed by "five rival Swains" (1.217); Rubia (madder) is presented as "blend[ing] / Her vermil dyes" over a cauldron, whilst the four males perform the dyeing (1.321-22); Galantha (snowdrop) is imagined as a blushing female wooed by "Six rival swains" (4.104).
Amberjacks, yellowtail, vermil ion, red and mangrove snappers, and assorted groupers hang in depths over 120 feet.