from The Century Dictionary.
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- adjective Destitute of blood; anæmic; exsanguious.
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destituteof blood; anaemic; exsanguious
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Among the "exsanguineous" animals, however, corresponding to our Invertebrates, he established a much more definite classification than the popular, which is apt to call them indiscriminately "shellfish," "insects," or "creeping things."
The first five groups were classed together as sanguineous, the others as exsanguineous, from the presence or absence of red blood.