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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - of purple tinged with blue
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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Tattered, blue-purple clouds, reddening in the east, were scudding before the wind.
The Chilean potato tree, or Solanum crispum, is covered with a mass of blue-purple or white flowers from mid-summer until the frosts.
Thin-skinned grapes like Pinot Noir make paler wines than those from thicker-skinned varieties like Syrah; and fruit from sunny regions provides deeper more blue-purple color than cooler-climate grapes.
Kestrel distinguishable by beautiful blue-purple cream-coloured long oval shape and texture.
Try dusty-leafed blue catmint (Nepeta) with peach roses; tiny pink-blushed Santa Barbara daisies with white; and blue-purple true geraniums with yellow.
An thocyanins--compounds responsible for producing the bright red, blue-purple, and even black hues found in plants--are much more than just a fancy name.
In the early 1990s, the gardener told ecologist Jens Olesen that one of the rare flowers, the blue-purple bellflower called Nesocodon mauritianus, had blood-red nectar.
Fluorite from Rogerley Mine is dark emerald green with a strong blue-purple daylight fluorescence and an even stronger purple-white fluorescence under longwave ultraviolet light.
He had a blue-purple skin rash, particularly on the upper extremities.
It was acquired by the Eanna administration for forty talents (one talent = sixty minas, i.e., thirty kg) of copper or bronze, one talent of tin, and ten minas of blue-purple wool.