Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Mixed or tinged with blood.

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  • adj. Containing or tinged with blood.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Tinged or mingled with blood; bloody.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Tinged or mingled with blood; bloody; full of blood; sanguine.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Latin sanguinolentus, full of blood : sanguis, sanguin-, blood + -olentus, abounding in.

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From Latin sanguinolentus, "of blood".

Examples

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  • tristero, you must be a cat lover. Penelope (my aged cat) and I rejoice in your approval.

    May 19, 2017

  • This little poem by QMS might be my favorite of all the ones I've read so far :)

    May 19, 2017

  • My cat for the most part's indolent

    And curled in sleep seeming innocent,

    But fidgets will twitch her

    From dreams that bewitch her

    Betraying ambitions sanguinolent.

    May 19, 2017