bermellón

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French vermillon, ultimately from Latin vermiculus, diminutive of vermis (worm).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /beɾmeˈʝon/, [beɾ.meˈʝõn]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /beɾmeˈʎon/, [beɾ.meˈʎõn]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /beɾmeˈʃon/, [beɾ.meˈʃõn]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /beɾmeˈʒon/, [beɾ.meˈʒõn]

Noun[edit]

bermellón m (uncountable)

  1. vermillion (pigment)
    Synonym: cinabrio
  2. vermillion (color)

Further reading[edit]