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Adjective: scarlet  skaa(r)-lut
  1. Of a colour at the end of the colour spectrum (next to orange); resembling the colour of blood, cherries, tomatoes or rubies
    "The picture would come through dark with a scarlet tinge";
    - red, reddish, ruddy, blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby, ruby-red, rufescent, reddy
Noun: scarlet  skaa(r)-lut
  1. A variable colour that is vivid red but sometimes with an orange tinge
    - vermilion, orange red

Derived forms: scarlets

See also: chromatic

Type of: red, redness

Encyclopedia: Scarlet, John