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blue blood

also blue·blood (blo͞o′blŭd′)
n.
1. Noble or aristocratic descent.
2. A member of the aristocracy.

[Translation of Spanish sangre azul : sangre, blood + azul, blue (probably from the visible veins of fair-complexioned aristocrats).]

blue′-blood′ed (-blŭd′ĭd) adj.

blue blood

n
royal or aristocratic descent
[C19: translation of Spanish sangre azul]
ˈblue-ˈblooded adj

blue blood

(ˈblu ˌblʌd for 1; ˈblu ˈblʌd for 2 )
n.
1. an aristocrat or member of a socially prominent family.
2. aristocratic or noble lineage.
[1825–35; translation of Sp sangre azul]
blue′-blood′ed, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blue blood - a member of the aristocracyblue blood - a member of the aristocracy    
aristocracy, nobility - a privileged class holding hereditary titles
leader - a person who rules or guides or inspires others
baronet, Bart - a member of the British order of honor; ranks below a baron but above a knight; "since he was a baronet he had to be addressed as Sir Henry Jones, Bart."
brahman, brahmin - a member of a social and cultural elite (especially a descendant of an old New England family); "a Boston brahman"
female aristocrat - a woman who is an aristocrat
Highness - (Your Highness or His Highness or Her Highness) title used to address a royal person
male aristocrat - a man who is an aristocrat
prince - a male member of a royal family other than the sovereign (especially the son of a sovereign)
princess - a female member of a royal family other than the queen (especially the daughter of a sovereign)
raja, rajah - a prince or king in India
ranee, rani - (the feminine of raja) a Hindu princess or the wife of a raja

blue blood

noun
1. Noble rank or status by birth:
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