ensanguine

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

Definition of ensanguine

transitive verb

1 : to make bloody
2 : crimson

First Known Use of ensanguine

1667, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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