purpleheart

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pur·ple·heart

noun \ˈpər-pəl-ˌhärt\

Definition of PURPLEHEART

:  a strong durable purplish wood that is obtained from various leguminous trees (genus Peltogyne) of Central and South America; also :  a tree producing such wood

First Known Use of PURPLEHEART

1796

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