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English definition of “vermilion”


noun [C or U] (also vermillion)     /vəˈmɪl.i.ən/ US  /vɚˈmɪl.jən/
a bright red colour : She was wearing a jacket of bright vermilion.Less common coloursCommon colours vermilion     adjective having a bright red colour
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