Purpure meaning

pʉrpyyo͝or
(heraldry) The color purple: indicated in engravings by diagonal lines downward from sinister to dexter.
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(heraldry): A purple colour on a coat of arms, represented in engraving by diagonal parallel lines 45 degrees clockwise.

1997: Many authorities reject the authenticity of purpure as a tincture. — Brault, Early Blazon.

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(heraldry) In blazon, of the colour purple.
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Origin of purpure

  • From Old French purpure (“purple”).

    From Wiktionary