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exsanguine

[ eks-sang-gwin ]
/ ɛksˈsæŋ gwɪn /
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adjective
anemic; bloodless.
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Origin of exsanguine

1640–50; <Latin exsangu(is) bloodless (see ex-1, sanguine) + -ine1

OTHER WORDS FROM exsanguine

ex·san·guin·i·ty, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for exsanguine

exsanguine

exsanguinous

/ (ɪkˈsæŋɡwɪn) /

adjective
without blood; bloodless or anaemic

Derived forms of exsanguine

exsanguinity, noun

Word Origin for exsanguine

C17: from Latin exsanguis, from sanguis blood
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Medical definitions for exsanguine

exsanguine
[ ĕks-sănggwĭn ]

adj.
Deprived of blood.
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