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sanguineous

[sang-gwin-ee-uh s] /sæŋˈgwɪn i əs/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or containing blood.
2.
of the color of blood.
3.
involving much bloodshed.
4.
sanguine; confident.
Origin of sanguineous
1510-1520
First recorded in 1510-20, sanguineous is from the Latin word sanguineus bloody. See sanguine
Related forms
sanguineousness, noun
unsanguineous, adjective
unsanguineously, adverb
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sanguineous

/sæŋˈɡwɪnɪəs/
adjective
1.
of, containing, relating to, or associated with blood
2.
a less common word for sanguine (sense 1), sanguine (sense 2), sanguine (sense 3)
Derived Forms
sanguineousness, noun
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Word Origin and History for sanguineous
adj.

"pertaining to blood," 1510s, from Latin sanguineus, from sanguin-, stem of sanguis (see sanguinary).

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sanguineous in Medicine

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

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