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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Strong and highly spirited.

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  • adj. Exhibiting healthy vigor or spirit; hearty.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having red or reddish blood: specifically noting the higher worms, or annelids, in which, however, the blood is often greenish.

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  • adj. endowed with or exhibiting great bodily or mental health

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  • "1. Having red or reddish blood: specifically noting the higher worms, or annelids, in which, however, the blood is often greenish." --Cent. Dict.

    June 16, 2011