puce


puce

noun \ˈpyüs\

Definition of PUCE

:  a dark red

Origin of PUCE

French, literally, flea, from Old French pulce, from Latin pulic-, pulex — more at psylla
First Known Use: 1833

Other Color Terms

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

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