pourpre

See also: pourpé

FrenchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old French, from Latin purpura, from Ancient Greek πορφύρα (porphúra).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /puʁpʁ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

pourpre m (plural pourpres)

  1. burgundy (purple color)
  2. rich, purple fabric
  3. (heraldry) purpure; purple color as used in heraldry
  4. (by extension, obsolete) power, authority

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

pourpre (invariable)

  1. burgundy in color

See alsoEdit

Colors in French · couleurs (layout · text)
     blanc      gris      noir
             rouge; cramoisi              orange; brun              jaune; crème
             vert citron              vert              menthe
             cyan; bleu canard              azur              bleu
             violet; indigo              magenta; pourpre              rose

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NormanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French, from Latin purpura, from Ancient Greek πορφύρα (porphúra).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

pourpre m or f

  1. (Jersey) purple