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  • 1781, earlier red-hand (early 15c.), originally in Scottish legal writing, from red (adj.1) + -handed; presumably from the image of a murderer with hands still stained with blood.1781

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  • Red-handed Red-handed may refer to:
  • Red-handed tamarin The red-handed tamarin, also known as the golden-handed tamarin or Midas tamarin, is a New World monkey belonging to the family Callitrichidae.
  • Red-handed howler The red-handed howler is a vulnerable species of howler monkey, a type of New World monkey. It is endemic to Brazil, found in the southeastern Amazon and disjunctly in the Atlantic Forest between Rio Grande do Norte and Sergipe.

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