liseran purple

noun

lis·​e·​ran purple
ˈlizərən-
: a strong reddish purple that is bluer, lighter, and stronger than average fuchsia purple and redder and paler than purple orchid or phlox purple

Word History

Etymology

liseran probably by shortening & alteration from alizarin

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“Liseran purple.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/liseran%20purple. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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