Indian purple

A dull purple color.
The pigment of the same name, intensely blue and black.

See also: Indian, Indian

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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There are plenty of simple recipes as well as more inventive treats, such as mile-high chickpea pancakes with Indian purple coleslaw.
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