sanguinolency

An addiction to the shedding of blood

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Sanguinolency — San*guin o*len*cy, n. The state of being sanguinolent, or bloody. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sanguinolency — …   Useful english dictionary

  • sanguinolent — sanguinolency, n. /sang gwin l euhnt/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to blood. 2. containing or tinged with blood; bloody. [1400 50; < L sanguinolentus, equiv. to sanguin s. of sanguis blood + olentus earlier form of ulentus ULENT] * * * …   Universalium

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