perse

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perse

adjective \ˈpərs\

Definition of PERSE

:  of a dark grayish blue resembling indigo

Origin of PERSE

Middle English pers, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin persus
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Color Terms

argentine, cerise, cerulean, cyan, ocher, puce, taupe, vermilion

Rhymes with PERSE

Perse

biographical name

Definition of PERSE

St. John — see Aléxis Saint-Léger léger

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