pigeon blood

noun
variants: or pigeon's blood

Definition of pigeon blood

: a dark red that is yellower and duller than cranberry, yellower, lighter, and stronger than average garnet, and yellower and stronger than average wine

called also Spanish wine

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“Pigeon blood.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pigeon%20blood. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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