A reddish crystalline anthraquinone derivative, C14 H8 O5 , that is isolated from madder root for use as a biological stain and commercial dye.
A reddish material, C14H5O2(OH)3, isolated from the madder root or produced synthetically: used as a dye, stain, etc.
A brownish or deep red decorative glass used in ancient times.
Origin of purpurin
Latin purpura purple purple –in