1. Latin for 'dark red garments'
2. A character in the famous book Helcaia written by KaY YaK. The villain who appears at the end of the first of 5 books and continues in the second book. A very successful series recommended for all readers of fantasy.
eg. Xerampelinae's graceful movements are more feline than human as she tortures her victims...
eg. Blood splattered on the cool floor as Xerampelinae slowly drew her nails across his exposed skin, ripping through inches of muscle tendons and flesh.