Definition of vermilion

Definition of vermilion
  1. vermilion Noun A vivid red synthetic pigment made of mercury sulfide.
  2. vermilion Noun A vivid red or slightly orange colour.
  3. vermilion Noun A type of red dye worn in the parting of the hair by married Hindu women.
  4. vermilion Noun A red skin of the lip or its border with the skin of the face.
  5. vermilion Adjective Having a brilliant red colour.
  6. vermilion Adjective Having the color of the vermilion dye.
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