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purplish

or pur·ply

[pur-plish]
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  1. of or having a somewhat purple hue.
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Origin of purplish

First recorded in 1555–65; purple + -ish1
Related formspur·plish·ness, noun
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Word Origin and History for purplish

adj.

1560s, from purple (n.) + -ish.

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