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blood-red

[bluhd-red] /ˈblʌdˈrɛd/
adjective
1.
of the deep-red color of blood:
a fiery, blood-red sunset.
2.
red with blood:
The blood-red banner symbolized the army's defeat.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English
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British Dictionary definitions for blood red

blood red

noun
1.
  1. a deep red colour
  2. (as adjective): blood-red roses
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Word Origin and History for blood red

blood-red

adj.

Old English blodread; see blood (n.) + red (adj.1).

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