purpure

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See also: Purpure and purpuré

English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • (heraldry): pu. or purp. (abbreviations)

Etymology[edit]

From Old French purpure (purple). Doublet of purple.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pəˈpjʊə/
  • IPA(key): /pɚˈpjʊɹ/
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Noun[edit]

purpure (uncountable)

  1. (heraldry) A purple colour on a coat of arms, represented in engraving by diagonal parallel lines 45 degrees clockwise.
    • 1997, Brault, Early Blazon:
      Many authorities reject the authenticity of purpure as a tincture.
    purpure:  

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Adjective[edit]

purpure (not comparable)

  1. (heraldry) In blazon, of the colour purple.

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Verb[edit]

purpure

  1. inflection of purpurar:
    1. first-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. third-person singular imperative