- of or containing blood
- having the color of blood; red
- of bloodshed; sanguinary
- sanguine; confident; hopeful
Origin of sanguineousClassical Latin sanguineus: see sanguine and amp; -ous
- Relating to or involving blood or bloodshed.
- Having the color of blood; blood-red.
Origin of sanguineousFrom Latin sanguineus, from sanguis, sanguin-, blood.
(comparative more sanguineous, superlative most sanguineous)
From Latin sanguineus.