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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 of blood-red
1250-1300
Middle English word dating back to 1250-1300
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adj.

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

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