What does blood-red mean?

blood-red meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Old English blodread; see blood (n.) + purple (adj.1).

blood-red meaning in General Dictionary

of a color at the end of colour range (close to lime); resembling along with of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies

Sentence Examples with the word blood-red

Very thin laminae of haematite, blood-red by transmitted light, occur as microscopic enclosures in certain minerals, such as carnallite and sun-stone, to which they impart colour and lustre.

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