royal purple

noun

Definition of royal purple

: a dark reddish purple

Examples of royal purple in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At the 2021 Oscars, H.E.R. turned heads in a royal purple outfit that was inspired by the legendary musician Prince. Stephanie Wenger, PEOPLE.com, 3 Apr. 2022 The look was comprised of a royal purple embellished hooded cape bordered in embellished lyrics from her song over a matching halter jumpsuit with cutout waist panels and the same lyric motif on cuffs and collar. Stephanie Wenger, PEOPLE.com, 3 Apr. 2022 Lively pulled out all the style stops for the occasion, wearing a royal purple Sergio Hudson suit and statement jewelry by Lorraine Schwartz and Brent Neale. Brittany Talarico, PEOPLE.com, 15 Feb. 2022 Gone are the near-neon orange squashes and royal purple beets from my late fall CSA. Melissa Kravitz Hoeffner, Bon Appétit, 18 Mar. 2022 People who wore royal purple were wealthy and plugged into the trade networks around the Mediterranean. Matti Friedman, Smithsonian Magazine, 17 Nov. 2021 The color was none other than royal purple, the most expensive dye in the ancient world. Matti Friedman, Smithsonian Magazine, 17 Nov. 2021 Stone again wore a stunning Dolce & Gabbana dress, this time in a royal purple from Alta Moda, and shared images with Albert to her Instagram. Dan Heching, PEOPLE.com, 29 Sep. 2021 And now the Duchess of Cambridge is rocking a royal purple suit fit for, well, the future queen. Carrie Wittmer, Glamour, 29 Sep. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of royal purple

1605, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of royal purple was in 1605

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Last Updated

6 May 2022

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“Royal purple.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/royal%20purple. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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