purpure

noun
pur·​pure | \ ˈpər-pyər How to pronounce purpure (audio) \

Definition of purpure

: the heraldic color purple

First Known Use of purpure

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for purpure

Middle English, from Old English, purple

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