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Adjective, Noun
41 in 41 verses (in OT : 35 in 35 verses) (in NT : 6 in 6 verses)


scarletn. [OE. scarlat, scarlet, OF. escarlate, F. écarlate (cf. Pr. escarlat, escarlata, Sp. & Pg. escarlata, It. scarlatto, LL. scarlatum), from Per. sakirlāt.].
  •  A deep bright red tinged with orange or yellow, -- of many tints and shades; a vivid or bright red color.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Cloth of a scarlet color.  [1913 Webster]
    "All her household are clothed with scarlet."  [1913 Webster]
     Of the color called scarlet; as, a scarlet cloth or thread.  [1913 Webster]
Scarlet admiral (Zoöl.), the red admiral. See under Red. -- Scarlet bean (Bot.), a kind of bean (Phaseolus multiflorus) having scarlet flowers; scarlet runner. -- Scarlet fever (Med.), a contagious febrile disease characterized by inflammation of the fauces and a scarlet rash, appearing usually on the second day, and ending in desquamation about the sixth or seventh day. -- Scarlet fish (Zoöl.), the telescope fish; -- so called from its red color. See under Telescope. -- Scarlet ibis (Zoöl.) See under Ibis. -- Scarlet maple (Bot.), the red maple. See Maple. -- Scarlet mite (Zoöl.), any one of numerous species of bright red carnivorous mites found among grass and moss, especially Thombidium holosericeum and allied species. The young are parasitic upon spiders and insects. -- Scarlet oak (Bot.), a species of oak (Quercus coccinea) of the United States; -- so called from the scarlet color of its leaves in autumn. -- Scarlet runner (Bot.), the scarlet bean. -- Scarlet tanager. (Zoöl.) See under Tanager.
scarletv. t. 
     To dye or tinge with scarlet.  [1913 Webster]
    "The ashy paleness of my cheek
    Is scarleted in ruddy flakes of wrath.
    "  [1913 Webster]


scarlet, n. & adj.
1 a brilliant red colour tinged with orange.
2 clothes or material of this colour (dressed in scarlet).
--adj. of a scarlet colour.

scarlet fever an infectious bacterial fever, affecting esp. children, with a scarlet rash. scarlet hat RC Ch. a cardinal's hat as a symbol of rank. scarlet pimpernel a small annual wild plant, Anagallis arvensis, with small esp. scarlet flowers closing in rainy or cloudy weather: also called poor man's weather-glass. scarlet rash = ROSEOLA 1. scarlet runner
1 a runner bean.
2 a scarlet-flowered climber bearing this bean. scarlet woman derog. a notoriously promiscuous woman, a prostitute.
ME f. OF escarlate: ult. orig. unkn.



Titian, Titian-red, bricky, cardinal, carmine, carnation, carnelian, cerise, cherry, cherry-colored, cherry-red, crimson, damask, fallen, ferruginous, fiery, fire-red, flame-colored, flame-red, flaming, glowing, gules, harlot, hot, hustling, incarmined, inflamed, infrared, iron-red, lake-colored, laky, lateritious, lobster-red, lurid, maroon, meretricious, on the, on the town, pave, port-wine, prostitute, prostituted, puce, red, red-dyed, red-looking, reddened, reddish, reddish-amber, reddish-brown, rubicund, rubiginous, rubric, rubricose, ruby, ruby-colored, ruby-red, ruddied, ruddy, rufescent, rufous, rust, rust-red, rusty, stammel, streetwalking, tile-red, vermilion, vinaceous, warm, whorish, wine, wine-colored, wine-red




N redness, red, scarlet, vermilion, carmine, crimson, pink, lake, maroon, carnation, couleur de rose, rose du Barry, magenta, damask, purple, flesh color, flesh tint, color, fresh color, high color, warmth, gules, ruby, carbuncle, rose, rust, iron mold, cinnabar, cochineal, fuchsine, ruddle, madder, Indian red, light red, Venetian red, red ink, annotto, annatto, realgar, minium, red lead, redness, rubescence, rubicundity, rubification, erubescence, blush, red, reddish, rufous, ruddy, florid, incarnadine, sanguine, rosy, roseate, blowzy, blowed, burnt, rubicund, rubiform, lurid, stammell blood red, russet buff, murrey, carroty, sorrel, lateritious, rubineous, rubricate, rubricose, rufulous, rose-colored, ruby-colored, cherry-colored, claret-colored, flame- colored, flesh-colored, peach-colored, salmon-colored, brick-colored, brick-colored, dust-colored, blushing, erubescent, reddened, red as fire, red as blood, red as scarlet, red as a turkey cock, red as a lobster, warm, hot, foxy.

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