vermeil

noun ver·meil

Definition of vermeil

  1. 1play \ˈvər-məl, -ˌmāl\ :  vermilion

  2. 2play \ver-ˈmā, vər-\ :  gilded silver

vermeil

adjective

Origin and Etymology of vermeil

borrowed from Middle French, from vermeil “bright red” — more at vermilion


First Known Use: 1530


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