purplish

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pur·plish

 (pûr′plĭsh)
adj.
Somewhat purple.

pur•plish

(ˈpɜr plɪʃ)

also pur′ply,



adj.
somewhat purple; tinged with purple.
[1555–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.purplish - of a color intermediate between red and blue
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
Translations

purplish

[ˈpɜːplɪʃ] ADJpurpurino, algo purpúreo

purplish

adjleicht violett or lila
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