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Livid

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Livid

black and blue; grayish blue; of a lead colour; discoloured, as flesh by contusion. There followed no carbuncles, no purple or livid spots, the mass of the blood not being tainted. (Bacon)

Origin: L. Lividus, from livere to be of a blush colour, to be black and blue: cf. F. Livide.