Definition of Blood cup

1. Noun. A scarlet European fungus with cup-shaped ascocarp.

Exact synonyms: Fairy Cup, Peziza Coccinea
Generic synonyms: Cup Fungus, Discomycete
Group relationships: Genus Peziza, Peziza

Lexicographical Neighbors of Blood Cup

blood clots
blood clotting
blood clotting factor
blood coagulation
blood coagulation factor inhibitors
blood coagulation factors
blood coagulation tests
blood component removal
blood component transfusion
blood corpuscle
blood corpuscles
blood count
blood crisis
blood crystals
blood culture
blood cup (current term)
blood cyst
blood diamond
blood diamonds
blood disease
blood disk
blood disorder
blood donor
blood donors
blood drive
blood drives
blood dust
blood dyscrasia
blood eagle
blood extravasation

Literary usage of Blood cup

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Essay on the Archaeology of Our Popular Phrases, Terms & Nursery Rhymes by John Bellenden Ker (1840)
"Friar's true-blood-cup) this is set aside (at an end) in your regard [ie if you turn Papist your Eve incurred consignment to Satan is redeemed by it]; ..."

2. The American Monthly Magazine by Daughters of the American Revolution (1895)
"It was in very truth a blood-cup, Sang Real or San Graal, and was Phallic, though not feminine as was the Holy Grail. ..."

3. Allen's Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Modes of by Alfred Henry Allen (1911)
"Contains colours similar to alizarin. Elderberry: Source—Sambucus canadensis; S. nigra; S. pubens. Red. Fairy cup; or blood cup: ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1863)
"... as the disease is one evidently depending upon a morbid but not inflammatory condition of the blood. Cup- piug has been tried in a number of cases, ..."

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