Definition of Oxblood

1. Noun. A dark brownish-red colour. ¹



2. Adjective. Of a dark brownish-red colour. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oxblood

1. a deep red color [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxblood

oxazolidinediones
oxazolidines
oxazolidinone
oxazolidinones
oxazolidone
oxazolidones
oxazoline
oxazolines
oxazolone
oxazolones
oxazolyl
oxbane
oxbird
oxbirds
oxbiter
oxblood (current term)
oxblood red
oxbloods
oxbow
oxbow lake
oxbow lakes
oxbows
oxcarbazepine
oxcart
oxcarts
oxeladin
oxen
oxenium
oxeniums
oxepane

Literary usage of Oxblood

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1. Modern American Tanning: A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Leather (1902)
"oxblood COLOR. oxblood is a very popular shade, and a good color can be obtained by the use of the aniline amaranth 3R in the following manner: For each ..."

2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1907)
"And "oxblood" for chocolate, "potato balls" for figs, "arrowhead" for pear, etc., reveal interesting turns of the aboriginal mind. ..."

3. Solubilities of Inorganic and Organic Compounds: A Compilation of by Atherton Seidell (1919)
"The precipitated globulin (from oxblood) was not dried, but pressed between filter paper, and an excess introduced into each MgSO< solution. ..."

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