amparo purple


Definition of amparo purple

: a moderate purple that is redder and paler than heliotrope (see heliotrope sense 4a) and bluer, lighter, and stronger than average amethyst or cobalt violet

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First Known Use of amparo purple

1912, in the meaning defined above

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“Amparo purple.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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