indian purple


often capitalized I
: 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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“Indian purple.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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