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.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- deep red
- deep-red coloring matter
Origin: ME cremesin < ML cremesinum, ult. < Ar qirmiz: see carmine
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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Origin: Middle English cremesin, from Old Spanish cremesín, Old Italian cremesino or Medieval Latin cremesīnus, all from Arabic qirmizīy, from qirmiz, kermes insect; see kermes.
- crimˈson adjective