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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.]
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vermilion

(vəˈmɪljən) or

vermillion

n
1. (Colours)
a. a bright red to reddish-orange colour
b. (as adjective): a vermilion car.
2. (Elements & Compounds) mercuric sulphide, esp when used as a bright red pigment; cinnabar
[C13: from Old French vermeillon, from vermeil]
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ver•mil•ion

(vərˈmɪl yən)

n.
1. a brilliant scarlet red.
2. a bright red, water-insoluble pigment consisting of mercuric sulfide.
adj.
3. of the color vermilion.
[1250–1300; Middle English vermilioun, vermillon < Anglo-French, Old French verm(e)illon=vermeil vermeil + -on n. suffix]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vermilion - a variable color that is vivid red but sometimes with an orange tingevermilion - a variable color that is vivid red but sometimes with an orange tinge
red, redness - red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
Verb1.vermilion - color vermilionvermilion - color vermilion      
redden - make red; "The setting sun reddened the sky"
Adj.1.vermilion - of a vivid red to reddish-orange colorvermilion - of a vivid red to reddish-orange color
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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Translations
لَوْن قُرْمُزي
rumělkarumělkový
klar rød
kirkkaanpunainensinooperinpunainensinooperipunainentulipunainen
cinóbervörös
skærrauîur
vermiglioarancio sanguignocinabro
skaisčiai raudonas
spilgti sarkana krāsaspilgti sarkans
sinoberrødsinoberrødtvermilionsinober
rumelkarumelkový
nar çiçeğiparlak kırmızı

vermilion

[vəˈmɪlɪən]
A. Nbermellón m
B. ADJbermejo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

vermilion

[vərˈmɪliən]
nvermillon m
adjvermillon inv
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

vermilion

nZinnoberrot nt
adjzinnoberrot
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

vermilion

[vəˈmɪljən]
1. adjvermiglio/a
2. nvermiglio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

vermilion

(vəˈmiljən) noun, adjective
(of) a bright red colour.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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He is a half-brother to several winners, including the useful pair Vermillian and Lady Livius.
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Vermillian, Richard Hughes takes the ride on Mac The Knife but I can only see a minor berth for the stablecompanion of the Frankie Dettori- partnered Prince of Denmark.
One of Mac The Knife, Vermillian, If Paradise and Prince Of Denmark will be bidding to emulate Lyric Fantasy (1992), Risky (1993), Miss Stamper (1996) and last year's winner Presto Vento over Newbury's five furlongs.
One of Mac The Knife, the unbeaten Vermillian, If Paradise and Prince Of Denmark will be bidding to emulate Lyric Fantasy (1992), Risky (1993), Miss Stamper (1996) and last year's winner Presto Vento over Newbury's five furlongs.