vermilionette

noun

ver·​mil·​ion·​ette
plural -s
: any of various brilliant red organic pigments made by precipitating eosin or a similar dye upon a base (as barium sulfate or white lead)

Word History

Etymology

vermilion entry 1 + -ette

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“Vermilionette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vermilionette. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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