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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
vermillion (H.C.C. 18), scarlet, brilliantly red, a bright-red sulphide of mercury, obtained native from the mineral cinnabar, q.v.; (Old Fr., Vermillon, the Kermes insect)colored, scarlet, brilliant red approaching orange” (Jackson); the cochineal: cinnabarinus,-a,-um (adj.A); see miniatus,-a,-um (part.A);

- [Bocconia] herbae elatae fruticesve glaucae, succo croceo v. cinnabarino (B&H), tall, glaucous herbs or shrubs, with a saffron or cinnabar-colored sap.

vermiculatus, “(obsol.) “vermillion-colored. See miniatus” (Lindley).

 

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