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pigeon blood

or pigeon's blood

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noun
  1. dark red.
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Origin of pigeon blood

First recorded in 1890–95
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  • No one had reported the loss or theft of a pigeon-blood ruby of unusual size and quality.

    The Drums Of Jeopardy

    Harold MacGrath