royal purple EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun a deep bluish purple.
Origin of royal purple First recorded in 1655–65 Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for royal purple Historical Examples of royal purple
We looked at the mountains drawing their royal-purple robes around them for their night’s repose.
She was arrayed in a simple white robe; and a laced jacket of royal-purple velvet closely fitted her magnificent bust.
Jonathon Holt Ingraham
British Dictionary definitions for royal purple royal purple noun
- a deep reddish-purple colour, sometimes approaching a strong violet
- (as adjective)a royal-purple dress
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