Various shades of red



  • Having red as its color.
  • Having an orange-brown or orange-blond colour; ginger.
  • Of the hearts or diamonds suits. Compare black
  • Supportive of, related to, or dominated by a political party or movement represented by the color red:
  • Amerind; relating to Amerindians or First Nations
  • Of the lower-frequency region of the (typically visible) part of the electromagnetic spectrum which is relevant in the specific observation.
  • Having a color charge of red.



  • Past of rede
  • Alternate spelling of redd


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  • From Middle English red, from Old English rēad, from Proto-West Germanic *raud, from Proto-Germanic *raudaz (compare West Frisian read, Low German root, rod, Dutch rood, German rot, Danish and Norwegian Bokmål rød, Norwegian Nynorsk raud), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁rowdʰós, from the root *h₁rewdʰ- (compare Welsh rhudd, Latin ruber, rufus, Tocharian A rtär, Tocharian B ratre, Ancient Greek ἐρυθρός, Albanian pruth ("redhead"), Old Church Slavonic рудъ, Czech rudý, Lithuanian raúdas, Avestan 𐬭𐬀𐬊𐬌𐬛𐬌𐬙𐬀, Sanskrit रुधिर ("red, bloody")).
  • From the archaic verb rede.

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