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Alternative forms

pu. or purp. in heraldic contexts.

Etymology

From Old French purpure "purple".

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈpəpjuːə/
  • IPA: /ˈpɚpjuɹ/

Noun

purpure

  1. (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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Adjective

purpure

  1. (heraldry): In blazon, of the colour purple.

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