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purpure

[pur-pyoo r] /ˈpɜr pyʊər/
noun
1.
the tincture or color purple.
adjective
2.
of the tincture or color purple.
Origin
900
before 900; Middle English, Old English < Latin purpura purple
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purpure

/ˈpɜːpjʊə/
noun, adjective
1.
(usually postpositive) (heraldry) purple
Word Origin
Old English from Latin purpurapurple
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