AskDefine | Define vermillion

Dictionary Definition

vermillion adj : of a vivid red to reddish-orange color [syn: vermilion, cinnabar, Chinese-red]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. a reddish-orange pigment, mercuric sulphide (HgS), derived from cinnabar
  2. the colour of this pigment


  1. having such a colour


having such a colour


Extensive Definition

Vermillion is an alternate spelling for Vermilion, a red pigment and color. It may also refer to:
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See also

vermillion in French: Vermillion
vermillion in Dutch: Vermillion
vermillion in Japanese: ヴァーミリオン
vermillion in Slovak: Vermillion
vermillion in Volapük: Vermillion
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