purple-red


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Related to purple-red: burgundy, reddish purple, Red-violet
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Adj.1.purple-red - of red tinged with purple
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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He filled a goblet of ancient Venetian glass with a purple-red liquor, beautiful to see.
The crabs hung on the branches as thick as beads on a string, purple-red, with a thin silvery glaze over them.
Erica carnea There are so many types of heathers on offer year-round, it's often difficult to know which one to choose, but if you have acid soil you can't go wrong with low-growing Erica carnea, an invaluable winter-flowering variety that comes in a range of colours from white to pink and deep purple-red.
For example, oak trees can turn brown or red, aspen can turn yellow or a vibrant golden hue, while dogwoods can turn a purple-red.
A 62-year-old female presented with a three-day history of painful purple-red nodules on her face and extremities [Figure 1] associated with generalized malaise and arthralgia.
This beet produces medium to deep purple-red rounded tapering roots, with a lighter interior characterized by concentric pinkish rings or zones.
And when your psoriasis marks your skin with deep purple-red patches that shed piles of scales wherever you go, you don't necessarily want to wear skimpy tops and a bikini on the beach.
Strong growers such as Bloodgood, with purple-red foliage, are best where a redleaved tree of 3-4m is required," recommends McIndoe.
Purple-red dogwoods and a green creek, his dog riffling the water with her tongue.
A smaller tree is the Persian ironwood (Parrotia persica), which grows to 8m and whose leaves turn to a patchwork of orange, bright red and purple-red in autumn, although it needs acid soil for good leaf colour.
A smaller tree is the Persian ironwood (Parrotia persica), which grows to eight metres and whose leaves turn to a patchwork of orange, bright red and purple-red in autumn, although it needs acid soil for good leaf colour.
Scape erect, stiff, 30-45 cm x 3-5 mm, stellate-lepidote, dark purple-red; scape bracts erect, imbricate and surpassing the internodes toward the base, becoming lax above, acute to attenuate, pungent, densely punctate-lepidote, dark purple-red.