ensanguine

verb

en·​san·​guine in-ˈsaŋ-gwən How to pronounce ensanguine (audio)
ensanguined; ensanguining

transitive verb

1
: to make bloody
2

Word History

First Known Use

1667, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of ensanguine was in 1667

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“Ensanguine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ensanguine. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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