purplish-red


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Related to purplish-red: reddish purple
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Noun1.purplish-red - a red with a tinge of purple
red, redness - red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
magenta - a primary subtractive color for light; a dark purple-red color; the dye for magenta was discovered in 1859, the year of the battle of Magenta
fuschia - a dark purplish-red color
maroon - a dark purplish-red to dark brownish-red color
Adj.1.purplish-red - of red tinged with purple
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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This slug, when disturbed, emits a very fine purplish-red fluid, which stains the water for the space of a foot around.
The other, a very stout, buxom woman with a purplish-red, blotchy face, excessively smartly dressed with a brooch on her bosom as big as a saucer, was standing on one side, apparently waiting for something.
costaricensis (purplish-red dragon fruit), and Selenicereus megalanthus (yellow dragon fruit) (Hunt, 2006; Hamida et al., 2017).
When the rash is on the body it has slightly raised, purplish-red, shiny spots with a flat surface.
The small but plentiful purplish-red berries, together with curly willow branches spray-painted maroon and dried flower heads of Autumn Joy sedum, made a handsome combo that remained attractive throughout the winter.
The rather chewy octopus (tako) can be rubbery when uncooked so is typically boiled, turning the pale white tentacles a purplish-red. Tamagoyaki (Japanese rolled omelette) is naturally cooked, the not-too-thin slabs concealing layers of seasoned egg.
Red nails or red lunulae are rare, with the purplish-red colour caused by hyperaemia of the nail bed.
Previously published case reports have described lesions as raised purplish-red papules, which can be misdiagnosed as rosacea, eczema, and hematoma [36].
Gastroscopy revealed traces of dark red blood in the lower segment of the duodenum, and enteroscopy revealed a large, purplish-red mass at the junction between the duodenum and jejunum [Figure 1].