Main definitions of blood-giving in English

: blood-giving1blood-giving2

blood-giving1

noun

  • The action or practice of giving or donating blood.

Origin

Late 19th century. From blood + giving. Compare to give blood.

Pronunciation

blood-giving

/ˈblʌdˌɡɪvɪŋ/

Main definitions of blood-giving in English

: blood-giving1blood-giving2

blood-giving2

adjective

  • 1rare That stimulates blood production; vivifying, animating. Now rare.

  • 2That gives or donates one's blood. Compare to give (also donate) blood.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William Simms (1806–1870), poet, novelist, and historian. From blood + giving.

Pronunciation

blood-giving

/ˈblʌdˌɡɪvɪŋ/