Definition of Royal purple

1. Noun. A shade of purple tinged with red.

Exact synonyms: Reddish Purple
Generic synonyms: Purple, Purpleness
Specialized synonyms: Tyrian Purple

Definition of Royal purple

1. Noun. A deep vibrant reddish purple colour. ¹

2. Adjective. Of a deep vibrant reddish purple colour. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Royal Purple

royal house
royal household
royal icing
royal jelly
royal line
royal marriage
royal marriages
royal mast
royal osmund
royal palm
royal penguin
royal penguins
royal poinciana
royal progress
royal progresses
royal purple (current term)
royal red prawn
royal road
royal stag
royal tennis
royal touch
royal velvet plant
royal walnut moth
royal we
royal wes

Literary usage of Royal purple

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine (1864)
"He carried in his bosom an open book, bound in velvet of royal purple, and clasped with pure gold. " Mother," said the sweet young ..."

2. The Dyer and Colour Maker's Companion: Containing Upwards of Two Hundred by John Tweed (1850)
"DARK royal purple. 1 Gallon Logwood Liquor, 5° Twaddell. 4 Bbs. Gum Substitute. 1 Bb. Alum. 8 Oz. Red Prussiate of Potash 1 Oz. Oxalic Acid. ..."

3. The Floral Magazine: Comprising Figures and Descriptions of Popular Garden by Thomas Moore, Walter Hood Fitch (1869)
"royal purple (fig. 3) is a very remarkable flower, being in fact a tricolor, and is of a richly shaded purple and puce, ..."

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