Origin of sanguineous
Examples from the Web for sanguineous
The kidneys were found enlarged and congested, with evident signs of sanguineous stasis.
M. Stanislas Kapp was the son of and heir of a rich brewer of Strasbourg, a youth of a sanguineous—and sanguinary—temperament.The American|Henry James
Hence the sanguineous are not easily brought into action; but, when once roused, their energies are irresistible.Curiosities of Medical Experience|J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen
No one speaks of those gaping, sanguineous wounds which were imagined later.Life of St. Francis of Assisi|Paul Sabatier
A young maiden milked whatever dregs of milk the cow had left, which was of a sanguineous nature and poisonous quality.
"pertaining to blood," 1510s, from Latin sanguineus, from sanguin-, stem of sanguis (see sanguinary).