empurple

verb
em·​pur·​ple | \ im-ˈpər-pəl How to pronounce empurple (audio) \
empurpled; empurpling\ im-​ˈpər-​p(ə-​)liŋ How to pronounce empurpling (audio) \

Definition of empurple

transitive verb

: to tinge or color purple

intransitive verb

: to become purple

First Known Use of empurple

1590, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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