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vermilion in Schaff's Bible Dictionary

VERMIL'ION , a chemical substance used for coloring red, and much valued for ornamenting dwellings, Jer 22:14, and painting images. Eze 23:14. The custom of painting, and sometimes gilding, the ceilings of houses is still prevalent in the East.