blooded

[ bluhd-id ]
/ ˈblʌd ɪd /

adjective

having blood of a specified kind (used in combination): warm-blooded animals.
(of horses, cattle, etc.) derived from ancestors of good blood; having a good pedigree.

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Origin of blooded

Middle English word dating back to 1200–50; see origin at blood, -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM blooded

well-blood·ed, adjective

Definition for blooded (2 of 2)

blood
[ bluhd ]
/ blʌd /

noun

verb (used with object)

Hunting. to give (hounds) a first sight or taste of blood.Compare flesh(def 14).
to stain with blood.

Origin of blood

before 1000; Middle English blo(o)d, Old English blōd; cognate with Old Frisian, Old Saxon blōd, Old High German bluot (German Blut), Old Norse blōth, Gothic bloth < Germanic *blōdan, an old neuter adj. meaning “spurting” that accompanied the lost IE noun *HesHr (> Hittite eshar) blood; akin to bloom1; for the meaning cf. spurt and sprout

SYNONYMS FOR blood

OTHER WORDS FROM blood

blood·like, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH blood

bled bleed blood
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British Dictionary definitions for blooded (1 of 3)

blooded
/ (ˈblʌdɪd) /

adjective

(of horses, cattle, etc) of good breeding
(in combination) having blood or temperament as specifiedhot-blooded, cold-blooded, warm-blooded, red-blooded, blue-blooded

British Dictionary definitions for blooded (2 of 3)

blood
/ (blʌd) /

noun

verb (tr)

Word Origin for blood

Old English blōd; related to Old Norse blōth, Old High German bluot

British Dictionary definitions for blooded (3 of 3)

Blood
/ (blʌd) /

noun

Thomas, known as Colonel Blood . ?1618–80, Irish adventurer, who tried to steal the crown jewels (1671)
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Medical definitions for blooded

blood
[ blŭd ]

n.

The fluid consisting of plasma, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets that is circulated by the heart through the arteries and veins, carrying oxygen and nutrients to and waste materials away from all body tissues.
One of the four humors of ancient and medieval physiology, identified with the blood found in the blood vessels, and believed to cause cheerfulness.
Descent from a common ancestor; parental lineage.
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Scientific definitions for blooded

blood
[ blŭd ]

The fluid tissue that circulates through the body of a vertebrate animal by the pumping action of the heart. Blood is the transport medium by which oxygen and nutrients are carried to body cells and waste products are picked up for excretion. Blood consists of plasma in which red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets are suspended.
A fluid that is similar in function in many invertebrate animals.
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Cultural definitions for blooded

blood

The fluid circulating through the heart, arteries, veins, and capillaries of the circulatory system. Blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the cells of the body and removes waste materials and carbon dioxide. It is composed of plasma (mainly water, but with a mixture of hormones, nutrients, gases, antibodies, and wastes), red blood cells (which carry oxygen), white blood cells (which help combat infection), and platelets (which help the blood clot).

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Idioms and Phrases with blooded

blood

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