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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.
Exhibits include a set of Colombian emerald jewellery, valued at more than HK$23.4 million, showcased by Hong Kong exhibitor Hatta New World Company Limited (Booth: 1-B05); a Sri Lankan chrysoberyl cat's eye stone, that weighs over 100 carats and is valued at more than HK$20 million, from Wilds Company Limited (Booth: 1-B11); a spinel snake presented by German exhibitor Paul Wild (Booth: 1-B01); a cushion vivid pink sapphire from US exhibitor Shaun Gems International (Booth: 1-A16); a purplish-red spinel from Swiss exhibitor ALine GmbH (Booth: 1-C16); and neon mint tourmalines from Ukrainian exhibitor Vitalii Golokoz, Pte (Booth: 1-A27).
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].
Gynoecium initially bicarpellate, bilocular, and with two ovules per locule, gradually elongating from a yellowish green, completely submerged by the nectary disk, then turning asymmetric, conical, bright purplish-red, conspicuously exserted during anthesis, with one locule and three of the four ovules aborted; style and stigma not differentiated except by the subapical epidermal cells that are heavily striate during elongation.