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purplish

[pur-plish] /ˈpɜr plɪʃ/
adjective
1.
of or having a somewhat purple hue.
Origin of purplish
1555-1565
1555-65; purple + -ish1
Related forms
purplishness, noun
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adj.

1560s, from purple (n.) + -ish.

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