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purple in Colours topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpurplepur‧ple1 /ˈpɜːpəl $ ˈpɜːr-/ ●●● S3 W3 noun [uncountable]  CCa dark colour that is a mixture of red and blue
Examples from the Corpus
purpleThere is a huge range of colours, from an almost black purple, through red, orange, yellow and white.Later something else purple takes on an even deeper significance.I read the few sentences printed in purple on the leaf of pale yellow paper.One year after his discovery, the flamboyant Empress Eugenie decided that purple would be the colour for the season.Amid all the purple, there was cardinal and gold, spilling from guts and pouring from hearts.Her hair is wild black grass, diluted to purple across her brow.