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purree

[poo r-ee, pur-ee]
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noun
  1. Indian yellow(defs 1, 2a).
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adjective
  1. having the color Indian yellow.
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Origin of purree

First recorded in 1850–55, purree is from the Hindi word piyūṛī
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Historical Examples

  • It comes from India under the name of purree or Indian yellow, and is used as a pigment.

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