[ US /ˈɹɛdɪʃ/ ]
[ UK /ɹˈɛdɪʃ/ ]
  1. of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
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  • Nepheline, leucite, idocrase, and meionite have not yet been seen at the peak of Teneriffe; for a reddish-grey lava, which we found on the slope of Monte Verde, and which contains small microscopic crystals, appears to me to be a close mixture of basalt and analcime. Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America, During the Year 1799-1804 — Volume 1
  • However, the name is sometimes used and has recently been applied to the reddish eggs of the chum salmon, Oncorhynchus keta, of the N. Pacific and Arctic.
  • Large deposits of frothy reddish-brown pyrolignic acid, or “wood vinegar,” as the men called it, had also been found, indicating, as Roebling said, “that a destructive distillation of wood had been going on.” The Great Bridge
  • Copper produces a reddish tinge, which is by no means unpleasant compared with the dazzling whiteness of the nickel deposit. Scientific American Supplement, No. 586, March 26, 1887
  • By the heyday of the binder's craft, the early to mid eighteenth century, two types of leather were recognized as the best: skiver, or lambskin, which was strong but so thin that it scarcely required any paring, and Moroccan goatskin, which was highly valued for its skiver-like characteristics combined with its delightful reddish color. Books: Modernity's Abuse of an Art
  • In the early part of this century there was a young girl examined in New York whose ureters emptied into a reddish carnosity on the mons veneris. Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine
  • They are covered with reddish brown hair, and the sides of the face, in adult males, are commonly produced into two crescentic, flexible excrescences, like fatty tumours. Essays
  • He was mid thirties, with thinning, reddish blond hair which had been razor cut up the back. THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS
  • Her hard-set blue eyes were serious and cool, and she wore her reddish blonde hair in tight curls.
  • The spiny, reddish-brown stems are clad with oval-shaped, glossy green leaves with notched margins. The Sun
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