purprie (s.xii1/3)

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purprie (s.xii1/3)

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[ FEW: 9,616a purpura; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: 7,1551 porpri; DEAF:  porpre (porpri); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 1234b purpureus ]


1colourcrimson, purple, colour obtained from mollusc dye (frequently used for royal or imperial clothing)
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiex )  Crisopras [...] Gutté est d’or, teint de purprie  43.379
furfuré#1  purple  purpre  purprin  purprine  purpuresse 
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