purplescent

adjective
pur·​ples·​cent | \ ¦pərpə¦lesᵊnt \

Definition of purplescent

: approaching purple : growing or becoming purple

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History and Etymology for purplescent

purple entry 1 + -escent

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“Purplescent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/purplescent. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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