Origin of vermilion
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Araks, Beatrice Bralett, Aaron Panty in Vermillion, $115, $91.7 Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts Your Valentine Would Actually Want|Misty White Sidell|February 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And the vermillion wall covering in the library that seemed very 19th-century bordello.Putting Words in Gore Vidal’s Mouth—a Copywriter Recalls the 1982 Senate Campaign|Robert Chandler|August 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In a vermillion fishtail gown and a bright green headdress almost a foot high, she commands the room—Queen for the day.A Brilliant Film About the Women Who Saved Liberia|Rachel Syme|November 15, 2008|DAILY BEAST
The belly is creamy white anteriorly and vermillion red posteriorly.Amphibians and Reptiles of the Rainforests of Southern El Peten, Guatemala|William E. Duellman
Large beds are said to exist, near the Vermillion of the Illinois, and in the vicinity of the rapids of the latter.A New Guide for Emigrants to the West|J. M. Peck
Vermillion, cinnabar: Rub the right cheek with the fingers of the right hand.
That fierce crimson, was it not the hue of a cooling crucible, that deep vermillion the rich glory of a rose's heart?The Trail of '98|Robert W. Service
Vermillion seems almost indispensable to the Indian's toilet; but in default of this they paint with colored earths.
British Dictionary definitions for vermilion
- a bright red to reddish-orange colour
- (as adjective)a vermilion car