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n. - A color formed by, or resembling that formed by, a combination of the primary colors red and blue. 2
n. - Cloth dyed a purple color, or a garment of such color; especially, a purple robe, worn as an emblem of rank or authority; specifically, the purple rode or mantle worn by Roman emperors as the emblem of imperial dignity; as, to put on the imperial purple. 2
n. - Hence: Imperial sovereignty; royal rank, dignity, or favor; loosely and colloquially, any exalted station; great wealth. 2
n. - A cardinalate. See Cardinal. 2
n. - Any species of large butterflies, usually marked with purple or blue, of the genus Basilarchia (formerly Limenitis) as, the banded purple (B. arthemis). See Illust. under Ursula. 2
n. - Any shell of the genus Purpura. 2
n. - See Purpura. 2
n. - A disease of wheat. Same as Earcockle. 2
a. - Exhibiting or possessing the color called purple, much esteemed for its richness and beauty; of a deep red, or red and blue color; as, a purple robe. 2
a. - Imperial; regal; -- so called from the color having been an emblem of imperial authority. 2
a. - Blood-red; bloody. 2
v. t. - To make purple; to dye of purple or deep red color; as, hands purpled with blood. 2

The word "purple" uses 6 letters: E L P P R U.

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after purple (in bold), or to elppru in any order:
d -   purpled   i -   pulpier   m -   plumper   r -   purpler   s -   pulpers   purples   suppler  

Shorter words found within purple:
el   er   leu   lure   pe   pep   per   perp   prep   pul   pule   puler   pulp   pup   pur   pure   purl   re   rep   repp   rue   rule   up   upper  

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