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vermilion

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Noun

Singular
vermilion

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  1. A vivid red synthetic pigment made of mercury sulfide.
  2. (color) A vivid red or slightly orange colour.
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  3. A type of red dye worn in the parting of the hair by married Hindu women.

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Positive
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  1. (color) Having a brilliant red colour.
  2. Having the color of the vermilion dye.

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