pourpre

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EtymologyEdit

Ancient Greek πορφύρα ‎(porphúra) via Latin purpura

PronunciationEdit

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 m, f ‎(invariable)

  1. burgundy in color

See alsoEdit

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

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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

pourpre m, f (masculine and feminine plural pourpres)

  1. (Jersey) purple
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