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purple

 [pur´p'l]
1. a color between blue and red.
2. a substance of this color used as a dye or indicator.
visual purple rhodopsin.

pur·ple

(pŭr'pĕl),
A color formed by a mixture of blue and red. For individual purple dyes see specific name.
[L. purpura]
Drug slang A regional term for ketamine
Fringe medicine/Quackery A colour believed to be good for emotional problems, rheumatism, epilepsy, reducing pain, deep tissue work, bones, as understood in the context of the pseudoscience known as colour therapy

pur·ple

(pŭr'pĕl)
A color formed by a mixture of blue and red.
[L. purpura]

purple 

A mixture, in suitable proportions, of short wave radiations (less than 400 nm) and long wave radiations (greater than 700 nm). It is a complementary colour to yellow-green. Purples are colour stimuli represented on the chromaticity diagram by the straight line joining the ends of the spectrum locus. Syn. non-spectral colour; non-spectral purple.

Patient discussion about purple

Q. what is a purple spot on penis

A. could be some kind of hematoma- a bruise, blood vessels that bleed internally and caused a"papula". if you press it and it changes color to white- that could be it. if not, here are some more suggestions:
http://menshealth.about.com/od/diseasesconditions/a/penis_spots.htm

Q. why my hands are getting purple and freezing?

A. thank you, but these answers are not correct answers for my question

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Specifically, she called the colour 'that complexity, that marriage, between the passionate red violets and the strong indigo purples'.
Specifically, she called the color "that complexity, that marriage, between the passionate red violets and the strong indigo purples."
There's one that gives you a long list of all those corny poems for cards: Roses are red Violets are blue If you buy me pink furry handcuffs I'm divorcing you.
ROSES are red violets are blue, if you buy me some tacky old Valentine's Day gift I will divorce you.
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For the bashful: Roses are red Violets are blue If I take you to dinner, Can I sit at a separate I table from you?