(comparative more purpuric, superlative most purpuric)
- (medicine) purple (of spots which appear on the skin); pertaining to or affected with purpura
- (chemistry, not comparable) purple in colour; derived from or forming a substance which is purple; derived from or forming purpuric acid
- purpuric acid
- a purpuric salt
From the Latin purpura (the colour purple), from Greek. The medical sense is from the English purpura (the appearance of purple discolorations on the skin).