biliblanket etymology

English word biliblanket comes from English blanket, English bilirubin

Detailed word origin of biliblanket

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
blanket English (eng) A heavy, loosely woven fabric, usually large and woollen, used for warmth while sleeping or resting.. A layer of anything.. A streak or layer of blubber in whales.. A thick rubber mat used in the offset printing process to transfer ink from the plate to the paper being printed. General; covering or encompassing everything. (transitive) To cover with, or as if with, a blanket.. (transitive) [...]
bilirubin English (eng) (biochemistry) A bile pigment that is a product of the breakdown of the heme portion of hemoglobin (which occurs within macrophages as they digest red blood cells), and which is responsible for the yellowish color seen in bruises. Extremely high levels of bilirubin may cause jaundice.
biliblanket English (eng) Any of various light-emitting blankets that are used for home treatment jaundice in infants.

Words with the same origin as biliblanket

Descendants of blanket
Slanket binky blankie