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sanguinolent

[ sang-gwin-l-uhnt ]
/ sæŋˈgwɪn l ənt /
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adjective
of or relating to blood.
containing or tinged with blood; bloody.
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Origin of sanguinolent

1400–50; <Latin sanguinolentus, equivalent to sanguin- stem of sanguis blood + -olentus earlier form of -ulentus-ulent

OTHER WORDS FROM sanguinolent

san·guin·o·len·cy, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for sanguinolent

sanguinolent
/ (sæŋˈɡwɪnələnt) /

adjective
containing, tinged with, or mixed with blood

Derived forms of sanguinolent

sanguinolency, noun

Word Origin for sanguinolent

C15: from Latin sanguinolentus, from sanguis blood
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