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Adjective: vermilion  vur'mil-yun [N. Amer], vu(r)'mi-lee-un [Brit]
  1. Of a vivid red to reddish-orange colour
    - vermillion, cinnabar, Chinese-red
Noun: vermilion  vur'mil-yun [N. Amer], vu(r)'mi-lee-un [Brit]
  1. A variable colour that is vivid red but sometimes with an orange tinge
    - scarlet, orange red
Verb: vermilion  vur'mil-yun [N. Amer], vu(r)'mi-lee-un [Brit]
  1. Colour vermilion

Derived forms: vermilioning, vermilions, vermilioned

See also: chromatic

Type of: red, redden, redness

Encyclopedia: Vermilion, Ohio