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(1):

(n.) A bright red pigment consisting of mercuric sulphide, obtained either from the mineral cinnabar or artificially. It has a fine red color, and is much used in coloring sealing wax, in printing, etc.

(2):

(n.) Hence, a red color like the pigment; a lively and brilliant red; as, cheeks of vermilion.

(3):

(v. t.) To color with vermilion, or as if with vermilion; to dye red; to cover with a delicate red.

Bibliography Information
Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Vermilion'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​web/​v/vermilion.html. 1828.
 
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