of the deep-red color of blood: a fiery, blood-red sunset.
red with blood: The blood-red banner symbolized the army's defeat.

Origin of blood-red

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for blood-red

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper