sanguineous

sanguineous

[sang-gwin-ee-uhs]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or containing blood.
2.
of the color of blood.
3.
involving much bloodshed.
4.
sanguine; confident.

Origin:
1510–20; < Latin sanguineus bloody. See sanguine

sanguineousness, noun
unsanguineous, adjective
unsanguineously, adverb
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sanguineous (sæŋˈɡwɪnɪəs)
 
adj
1.  of, containing, relating to, or associated with blood
2.  sanguine sanguine a less common word for sanguine
 
san'guineousness
 
n

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sanguineous san·guin·e·ous (sāng-gwĭn'ē-əs)
adj.
Of or relating to blood; bloody.

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