bloodbath

blood"bath`

n. 1. Indiscriminate slaughter; the killing of multiple persons.
Syn. -- bloodletting, bloodshed, battue.
[WordNet 1.5]

2. [fig.] Substantial losses by many people, as in a mass termination of employment or widespread financial loss; as, the sudden market drop created a bloodbath among overoptimistic investors.
[PJC]

blood"ber*ry

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blood" ber*ry

n. A bushy houseplant (Rivina humilis) having white to pale pink flowers followed by racemes of scarlet berries; it is native to the tropical Americas.
Syn. -- rougeberry, rouge plant.
[WordNet 1.5]

 

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