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blood-red

[bluhd-red]
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.
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Origin of blood-red

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300
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British Dictionary definitions for blood red

blood red

noun
    1. a deep red colour
    2. (as adjective)blood-red roses
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Word Origin and History for blood red

blood-red

adj.

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

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