royal purple
noun Date: 1661 a dark reddish purple

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  • Royal purple — Royal Roy al, a. [OE. roial, riall, real, OF. roial. reial, F. royal, fr. L. regalis, fr. rex, regis, king. See {Rich}, and cf. {regal}, {real} a coin, {Rial}.] 1. Kingly; pertaining to the crown or the sovereign; suitable for a king or queen;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • royal purple — n. 1. Archaic deep crimson: cf. PURPLE (sense 2) 2. a dark, bluish purple …   English World dictionary

  • royal-purple — See royal purple. * * * …   Universalium

  • royal purple — noun a shade of purple tinged with red • Syn: ↑reddish purple • Hypernyms: ↑purple, ↑purpleness • Hyponyms: ↑Tyrian purple …   Useful english dictionary

  • royal purple — 1. noun A deep vibrant reddish purple colour. 2. adjective Of a deep vibrant reddish purple colour …   Wiktionary

  • royal purple — a deep bluish purple. [1655 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • royal purple — /rɔɪəl ˈpɜpəl/ (say royuhl perpuhl) noun a deep bluish purple colour …   Australian English dictionary

  • Royal Purple (disambiguation) — Royal purple, or Tyrian purple, is an ancient dye, or the color of that dye.Royal Purple may also refer to: * Royal Purple (lubricant manufacturer), an American manufacturer which produces lubricants for automotive, industrial, marine, motorcycle …   Wikipedia

  • Royal Purple 200 — Venue Darlington Raceway Sponsor Royal Purple First race 1982 Distance 200.802 miles (323.159 km) Laps 147 Pre …   Wikipedia

  • Royal Purple (lubricant manufacturer) — Royal Purple is an American manufacturer which produces lubricants for automotive, industrial, marine, motorcycle and racing use. It is known primarily for its line of Royal Purple Motor Oil products for use in gasoline and diesel engines.… …   Wikipedia

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