purplish-black


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Adj.1.purplish-black - of black tinged with purple
achromatic, neutral - having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white"
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Laura Mercier Finishing Ponytail Brush, PS26, Space NK (right) USING TOO MUCH CONCEALER WHEN faced with purplish-black patches under your eyes, it can be tempting to slather on lots of product, but that's not a good idea.
Laura Mercier Finishing Ponytail Brush, PS26, Space NK USING TOO MUCH CONCEALER When faced with purplish-black patches under your eyes, it can be tempting to slather on lots of product, but that's not a good idea.
In Three Studies of a Female Nude (1909-10), a preparatory painting, the brushwork at the edges of the canvas shows the layers of grey: where the colour is deepest, it is a purplish-black, as wet slate; as it softens, it moves from mushroom-brown to the creamy paleness of eggshell and fawn.
With huge, flamboyant, brick-red flowers having purplish-black splotches at the bases of their petals, this poppy has few rivals for intense color in the flower garden.
Together, they embarked on finding ways to harness the amazing natural health benefits of the purplish-black acai berry, a "superfruit" scientifically proven to have a very rich nutrient content.
FAVOURITE SHRUB THE black deciduous shrub Sambucus nigra 'Eva' (also known as 'Black Lace') has dramatic deeply dissected purplish-black foliage from spring to autumn, and bears pale-pink blooms from from May to June and blackish-red berries in autumn.
Leaf color can be just as varied, ranging from pale lime green to purplish-black. The potatoes can also be white, yellow, orange, pink, red or purple.
Carrots were the fascinating novelty in 14th-century Holland, where cunning horticulturalists succeeded in creating an orange hybrid of the original purplish-black root.
The fruit is a spherical berry (2-2.5 cm in diameter), with a thin, smooth, glossy skin of a red colour that becomes purplish-black at the end of the ripening period.
COMMONLY known as lilyturf, this striking black grass-like perennial which originates from Japan looks brilliant framing the front of a border with its curved, strap-shaped purplish-black leaves, which grow to around 35cm (14in) long.
The color of matured and eatable fruit was red to purplish-black. The shapes of the fruits were roundish to slightly oblate.