Definition of bloody cranesbill in English:

bloody cranesbill

noun

  • A Eurasian geranium, Geranium sanguineum, a perennial shrub typically having deep pink flowers and finely divided foliage which turns red in autumn, now commonly grown in gardens in numerous cultivated varieties.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Johnson (d. 1644), apothecary and soldier.