oxblood

[ oks-bluhd ]
/ ˈɒksˌblʌd /

noun

a deep dull-red color.

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Origin of oxblood

First recorded in 1695–1705; ox + blood
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British Dictionary definitions for oxblood

oxblood

oxblood red

/ (ˈɒksˌblʌd) /

adjective

of a dark reddish-brown colour
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