Definition of Purplish pink

1. Noun. A pink dye that was discovered in 1859, the year a battle was fought at Solferino.

Exact synonyms: Solferino
Generic synonyms: Pink



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purplish Pink

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purplish pink (current term)
purplish red
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Literary usage of Purplish pink

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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"Arethusa bulbosa, beautiful purplish pink flowers, about the last of May; 3 to 6 inches. Spiranthes cernua, white, slender spikes; the ladies- tresses; ..."

2. The Larvæ of the British Butterflies and Moths by William Buckler (1891)
"... all connected by transverse reticulations ; the ground colour pale yellow, but splashed with purplish-pink. The larvas when hatched are greenish, ..."

3. The Ibis by British Ornithologists' Union (1901)
"Iris yellow-brown ; bill purplish pink, cutting-edge and nail dusky ... Iris brown-, bill pale purplish pink, centre and nail black ; legs dark yellow. ..."

4. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1915)
"Many students have doubtless observed that one of the commonest flower colors is a sort of purplish pink that often just misses becoming a distinct rose or ..."

5. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1904)
"The back and sides of deep bronzy olive-green, but below the spiracles and on the ventral surface the colour is a smoky deep purplish-pink ; although the ..."

6. Color Key to North American Birds: With Bibliographical Appendix by Frank Michler Chapman, Chester Albert Reed (1912)
"Crown and throat glittering purplish pink; feathers at sides of throat much lengthened. Ad. 9- Above green; below grayish ..."

7. Color Key to North American Birds: With Bibliographical Appendix by Frank Michler Chapman, Chester Albert Reed (1912)
"Crown and throat glittering purplish pink; feathers at sides of throat much lengthened. Ad. ?. Above green; below grayish ..."

8. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Sir Joseph Paxton (1837)
"Double flowers, of a delicate purplish pink, with a rich purple rayed spot at the top of each. ... Flowers small, almost single, of a rich purplish pink; ..."

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