Meaning of vermeil

ver•meil

Pronunciation: (vûr'mil, -māl or, esp. for 2, vur-mā'), [key]
— n.
  1. vermilion red.
  2. metal, as silver or bronze, that has been gilded.
—adj.
  1. of the color vermilion.
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