indian purple

noun, often capitalized I

Definition of indian purple

  1. :  a dark purplish red that is paler and slightly redder than pansy purple, redder and paler than raisin, bluer and paler than Bokhara, and redder and less strong than Schoenfeld's purple

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Origin and Etymology of indian purple

probably from 2Indian 1

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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