royal purple


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royal purple

n.
A moderate or strong violet to deep purple or dark reddish purple.

roy′al-pur′ple adj.

royal purple

n
(Colours)
a. a deep reddish-purple colour, sometimes approaching a strong violet
b. (as adjective): a royal-purple dress.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.royal purple - a shade of purple tinged with redroyal purple - a shade of purple tinged with red  
purple, purpleness - a purple color or pigment
Tyrian purple - a vivid purplish-red color
References in classic literature ?
How could they know that the Queen of Ev and her family are all ornaments of a royal purple color?
First came the royal purple streamer of Tepus, own bow-bearer to the King, and esteemed the finest archer in all the land.
And forthwith she was conducted into the golden presence chamber, where, leaning back amongst cushions of royal purple, the King sat, surrounded by his counsellors and courtiers.
There were things sprouting and pushing out from the roots of clumps of plants and there were actually here and there glimpses of royal purple and yellow unfurling among the stems of crocuses.
TREE TIPS nMix deep blue, navy and royal purple baubles with pale or rose gold, and use different finishes - matte, shiny and glitter.
Royal purple wingbacks keep things cozy, while oversize geometric tables and modern lighting give the ritual a stylish twist that perhaps even Kate and Wills would approve of.
Because there were only so many snails and only so much royal purple could be extracted, this dye obviously sold for a king's ransom, which naturally only kings (and queens of that time could afford).
Tenders are invited for supply of royal purple fluid
The 90-year-old monarch wore a royal purple dress, a matching coat and a hat with a black flower on it during the mass at the church.
Subaru Tecnica International (STI), Method Race Wheels, Royal Purple, DMACK Tires, RECARO, PIAA and Race Proven.
Purple fruits and vegetables can thank the presence of powerful phytochemicals--namely anthocyanins--for their royal purple hue and antioxidant and anti-inflammatory action.
The Royal Mint has issued a commemorative coin and the Royal Mail has released a royal purple edition of the First Class stamp.