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Purple-blue   /pˈərpəl-blu/   Listen

Of blue tinged with purple.  Synonym: purplish-blue.

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"Purple-blue" Quotes from Famous Books

... with dark purple-blue flowers, is most likely to succeed under amateur culture, but of late years it has been quite unsatisfactory. Plants of it grow well during the early part of the season, but all at once blight strikes them, and they wither in a day, as if something had attacked ...
— Amateur Gardencraft - A Book for the Home-Maker and Garden Lover • Eben E. Rexford

... scentless, wild wood-violet,—she had been cultured to something larger. The violet nature was there, colored and shaped more richly, and gifted with rare fragrance—for those whose delicate sense could perceive it. The very face was a pansy face; with its deep, large, purple-blue eyes, and golden brows and lashes, the color of her hair,—pale gold, so pale that careless people who had perception only for such beauty as can flash upon you from a crowd, or across a drawing-room, said hastily that she had no brows ...
— A Summer in Leslie Goldthwaite's Life. • Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney

Words linked to "Purple-blue" :   chromatic

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