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blood-red

[ bluhd-red ]
/ ˈblʌdˈrɛd /
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adjective

of the deep-red color of blood: a fiery, blood-red sunset.
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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