n. A highly chromatic and brilliant red color, inclining toward orange.n. One of a group of coal-tar colors used for dyeing wool and silk, and to a certain extent for the manufacture of pigments.n. Cloth of a scarlet color; a scarlet robe or dress.Of the color scarlet; bright-red.Dressed in scarlet; wearing scarlet.The red valerian, Centranthus ruber.To make scarlet or bright-red; redden.To clothe in scarlet.n. In archery, the second or next to the innermost circle of the target, which is colored red. See red, 7.n. The rank, dignity, or office of a cardinal: so called from the official color of his robes.n. A name by which benzopurpurin 4B is sometimes known.