[ poor-ee, pur-ee ]
/ ˈpʊər i, ˈpɜr i /
having the color Indian yellow.
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Origin of purree
First recorded in 1850–55, purree is from the Hindi word piyūṛī
Words nearby purree
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Example sentences from the Web for purree
It comes from India under the name of purree or Indian yellow, and is used as a pigment.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various