ver·meil (vûrməl, -māl′)
1. Vermilion or a similar bright red color.
2. (vĕr-mā) Gilded silver, bronze, or copper.
Bright red in color.
[Middle English vermail, from Old French vermeil, from Late Latin vermiculus, a kind of red worm, from Latin, grub, diminutive of vermis, worm; see wer-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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