- of the deep-red color of blood: a fiery, blood-red sunset.
- red with blood: The blood-red banner symbolized the army's defeat.
Origin of blood-red
Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300
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- a deep red colour
- (as adjective)blood-red roses
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Word Origin and History for blood red
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