schoenfeld's purple

noun, often capitalized S
schoen·​feld's purple | \ ˈshō|nˌfel(d)z-, ˈshə(r)|, -lts- \

Definition of schoenfeld's purple

: a dark purplish red that is bluer and paler than pansy purple and bluer, lighter, and stronger than raisin, Bokhara, or dahlia purple (see dahlia purple sense 1)

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History and Etymology for schoenfeld's purple

probably from the name Schoenfeld

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“Schoenfeld's purple.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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