schoenfeld's purple


schoen·​feld's purple
often capitalized S
: 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)

Word History


probably from the name Schoenfeld

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“Schoenfeld's purple.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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