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noun 
  1. (color) Blood colour; red.
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    1. Anything of a blood-red color, as cloth.
    2. bloodstone, Bloodstone.
    3. Red crayon. See the Note under Crayon, 1.
verb (sanguin, ing)
  1. To stain with blood; to impart the color of blood to; to ensanguine.
adjective 
  1. (colour) Having the colour of blood; red.
  2. Characterized by abundance and active circulation of blood.
a bodily temperament
  1. Warm; ardent.
a temper
  1. Anticipating the best; not despondent; confident; full of hope
of success
  1. (obsolete) irresponsibly mirthful; indulgent in pleasure to the exclusion of important matters
Etymology: From sanguin, ultimately from sanguineus.


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