Definition of Tyrian purple

Definition of Tyrian purple
  1. Tyrian purple Noun A deep purple dyestuff obtained from the bodies of mollusks of the genus "Murex"
  2. Tyrian purple Noun A deep purple colour, tinted with red, like that of the dye.
  3. Tyrian purple Adjective Of a deep purple colour, tinted with red, like that of the dye.
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