purpure

[ pur-pyoor ]
/ ˈpɜr pyʊər /
Heraldry.

noun

the tincture or color purple.

adjective

of the tincture or color purple.

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Origin of purpure

before 900; Middle English, Old English <Latin purpurapurple
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British Dictionary definitions for purpure

purpure
/ (ˈpɜːpjʊə) /

noun, adjective

(usually postpositive) heraldry purple

Word Origin for purpure

Old English from Latin purpura purple
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