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blood-red (adj.)

"blood-colored," Old English blodread; see blood (n.) + red (adj.1). Compare Dutch bloedrood, German blutroth, Old Norse bloðrauðr.

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of blood-red from WordNet

blood-red (adj.)
of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies;
Synonyms: red / reddish / ruddy / carmine / cerise / cherry / cherry-red / crimson / ruby / ruby-red / scarlet
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