n.1.Same as Purpleheart.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The inside of the top and the desk's writing surface are veneered with the same marquetry pattern: three panels of pewter scrolls inlaid on a ground of blondish wood and banded with purplewood, each panel being composed of four smaller pewter frames enclosing a central frame which is either circular or lobed.
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