Definition from zikkir, the free dictionary
- pu. or purp. in heraldic contexts.
From Old French purpure "purple".
- (heraldry): A purple colour on a coat of arms, represented in engraving by diagonal parallel lines 45 degrees clockwise.
- 1997: Many authorities reject the authenticity of purpure as a tincture. — Brault, Early Blazon
purple colour on a coat of arms
in blazon, of the colour purple