blood-red

See also: bloodred and blood red

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English blodred, blodread, from Old English blōdrēad (bloodred), Proto-Germanic *blōþaraudaz, equivalent to blood +‎ red. Cognate with Saterland Frisian bloudrood (bloodred), West Frisian bloedread (bloodred), Dutch bloedrood (bloodred), Low German bloodrood (bloodred), German blutrot (bloodred), Swedish blodröd (bloodred), Icelandic blóðrauður (bloodred).

AdjectiveEdit

blood-red (comparative more blood-red, superlative most blood-red)

  1. Bright red in color, like the color of fresh blood.

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