Definition of Tyrian purple

1. Noun. A red-purple to deep purple dye obtained from snails or made synthetically.

Generic synonyms: Dye, Dyestuff

2. Noun. A vivid purplish-red color.
Generic synonyms: Reddish Purple, Royal Purple

Definition of Tyrian purple

1. Noun. A deep purple dyestuff obtained from the bodies of mollusks of the genus ''Murex'' ¹

2. Noun. A deep purple colour, tinted with red, like that of the dye. ¹

3. Adjective. Of a deep purple colour, tinted with red, like that of the dye. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tyrian Purple

Typhoean
Typhoeus
Typhoid Mary
Typhoid Marys
Typhon
Tyr
Tyranni
Tyrannidae
Tyrannosaurus rex
Tyrannus
Tyrannus domenicensis domenicensis
Tyrannus tyrannus
Tyrannus vociferans
Tyre
Tyrian
Tyrian purple (current term)
Tyrian purples
Tyrians
Tyrifjorden
Tyrnavos
Tyrode's solution
Tyroglyphus longior
Tyrol
Tyrolean
Tyrolese
Tyron
Tyrone
Tyrophagus putrescentiae
Tyrr
Tyrrell's fascia

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