Scarlet ibis
Scarlet Scar"let, a. Of the color called scarlet; as, a scarlet cloth or thread. [1913 Webster]

{Scarlet admiral} (Zo["o]l.), 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} (Zo["o]l.), the telescope fish; -- so called from its red color. See under {Telescope}.

{Scarlet ibis} (Zo["o]l.) See under {Ibis}.

{Scarlet maple} (Bot.), the red maple. See {Maple}.

{Scarlet mite} (Zo["o]l.), 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}. (Zo["o]l.) See under {Tanager}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Scarlet — Scar let, a. Of the color called scarlet; as, a scarlet cloth or thread. [1913 Webster] {Scarlet admiral} (Zo[ o]l.), the red admiral. See under {Red}. Scarlet bean (Bot.), a kind of bean ({Phaseolus multiflorus}) having scarlet flowers; scarlet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scarlet admiral — Scarlet Scar let, a. Of the color called scarlet; as, a scarlet cloth or thread. [1913 Webster] {Scarlet admiral} (Zo[ o]l.), the red admiral. See under {Red}. Scarlet bean (Bot.), a kind of bean ({Phaseolus multiflorus}) having scarlet flowers;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scarlet fever — Scarlet Scar let, a. Of the color called scarlet; as, a scarlet cloth or thread. [1913 Webster] {Scarlet admiral} (Zo[ o]l.), the red admiral. See under {Red}. Scarlet bean (Bot.), a kind of bean ({Phaseolus multiflorus}) having scarlet flowers;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scarlet fish — Scarlet Scar let, a. Of the color called scarlet; as, a scarlet cloth or thread. [1913 Webster] {Scarlet admiral} (Zo[ o]l.), the red admiral. See under {Red}. Scarlet bean (Bot.), a kind of bean ({Phaseolus multiflorus}) having scarlet flowers;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scarlet maple — Scarlet Scar let, a. Of the color called scarlet; as, a scarlet cloth or thread. [1913 Webster] {Scarlet admiral} (Zo[ o]l.), the red admiral. See under {Red}. Scarlet bean (Bot.), a kind of bean ({Phaseolus multiflorus}) having scarlet flowers;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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