Crimson is defined as a deep and dark red.(noun)
An example of crimson is the team color for the University of Alabama.
The definition of crimson is something that is deep red in color.(adjective)
An example of something crimson is blood.
See crimson in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME cremesin < ML cremesinum, ult. < Ar qirmiz: see carmine
transitive verb, intransitive verb
See crimson in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English cremesin
Origin: , from Old Spanish cremesín
Origin: , Old Italian cremesino
Origin: or Medieval Latin cremesīnus
Origin: , all from Arabic qirmizīy
Origin: , from qirmiz, kermes insect; see kermes.
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