puce

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French couleur puce (flea-colored), from Latin pūlex (flea).

Noun[edit]

puce (plural puces)

  1. a brownish-purple color. According to the American Heritage Dictionary, deep red to dark grayish purple.
    puce colour:    
    dark puce colour:    

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Adjective[edit]

puce (comparative more puce, superlative most puce)

  1. Of a brownish-purple color. According to the American Heritage Dictionary, deep red to dark grayish purple.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pūlex, pulicis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

puce f (plural puces)

  1. flea
  2. chip (electronics), silicon chip

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive form of pȕto.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pûtse/
  • Hyphenation: pu‧ce

Noun[edit]

pȕce n (Cyrillic spelling пу̏це)

  1. button

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References[edit]

  • Petar Skok (1971), Etimologijski rječnik hrvatskoga ili srpskoga jezika, Zagreb: JAZU, volume II, page 65