slate black


noun

a slightly purplish black.
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Examples from the Web for slate black

  • The slit of blood grew larger and larger in the slate-black clouds.

  • They bathed it in reddish light, and it loomed halfway out of the slate-black sea like something left alone in a ruined world.

    Hunters Out of Space|Joseph Everidge Kelleam