Origin of Tyrian purple
Words nearby Tyrian purple
How to use Tyrian purple in a sentence
Black and purple bunting went up over the doorway at the 84th Precinct stationhouse where Ramos and Liu had been assigned.'Please Don't Die!': The Frantic Battle to Save Murdered Cops|Michael Daly|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She says that every film she makes, she has to hit someone—The Color Purple, The Butler, and Selma.Ava DuVernay on ‘Selma,’ the Racist Sony Emails, and Making Golden Globes History|Marlow Stern|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kansas, Nebraska, Wyoming, Idaho, and Utah will never come anywhere close to being purple.
Here and there, sparingly, one of the dolls might be purple or green: “Rainbow Piets,” they call them.
Worse, when Richman woke up the next morning, her entire ear was purple.‘My Crazy Love’ Reveals the Craziest Lies People Tell for Love|Kevin Fallon|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A small book, bound in full purple calf, lay half hidden in a nest of fine tissue paper on the dressing-table.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
Its pages are filled with the purple gowns of kings and the scarlet trappings of the warrior.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
She was in a soiled dressing gown of purple flannel, with several of the buttons off.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
Wright's stain gives the nucleus a deep purple color and the cytoplasm a pale robin's-egg blue in typical cells.
Malarial parasites stain characteristically: the cytoplasm, sky-blue; the chromatin, reddish-purple.
British Dictionary definitions for Tyrian purple
- a vivid purplish-red colour
- (as adjective)a Tyrian-purple robe Sometimes shortened to: Tyrian