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sanguinivorous

adj.

"blood-drinking," 1821, from Latin sanguis "blood" (see sanguinary) + -vorous.

Nearby words

sanguinarine, sanguinary, sanguine, sanguineous, sanguinity, sanguinivorous, sanguino-, sanguinolent, sanguinopurulent, sanguinous, sanguivorous
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