[poo r-ee, pur-ee]
- having the color Indian yellow.
Origin of purree
First recorded in 1850–55, purree is from the Hindi word piyūṛī
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It comes from India under the name of purree or Indian yellow, and is used as a pigment.The New Gresham Encyclopedia