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Synonyms for purplish-black

of black tinged with purple


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A California mailman named Rudolph Hass discovered this cultivar, which turns purplish-black upon ripening, and patented the tree in 1935.
The Cascara, with small hidden flowers and purplish-black berries, is a plant native to the Pacific Northwest that signifies continual growth.
An image from that time of a mute woman with white hair, propped up by pillows in bed with an untouched breakfast tray in front of her and a large, purplish-black contusion circling her eye occasionally disturbed my thinking.
Then he poked a suction tool into the wound itself and removed eight or ten tablespoons of dead, purplish-black brain until he exposed the living salmon-and-white brain below.
A black tartarian cherry (Prunus avium) with an estimated age of 150 years stuns onlookers in Eugene, Oregon, at a height of 60 feet, a crown spread of 80 feet, and the ability to produce small, round, purplish-black cherries, which expert U.P.
(from Allrecipes.com): Just how good for you are these seasonal fruits?:Blackberries These berries are abound in antioxidants, such as anthocyanin pigments, responsible for the purplish-black colour of blackberries and may impart health benefits because of their antioxidant properties.
'They can be olive green, brown, red or purplish-black. But a closer examination reveals subtle patterning of different colours.'
The patients' cutaneous lesions were described as dark red, dark purple, purplish-black, and black; six of the patients had "slough" lesions.
They hug the ground, monstrously frilled and folded, purplish-black mottled with grey.
She tries, she says, to remember the happy times: The way her daughter chuckled as she fed, her purplish-black eyes and the way she would raise her eyebrows.
The fruit, which ripens during the latter part of July and early August, is purplish-black. Its fleshy pulp surrounding about 10 large seeds is sweet and, when cooked, gives this one quarter inch in diameter fruit an almond like flavor.
The drake's head has a purplish-black sheen and often appears angular.
ABLACKspot is one of the most common and damaging diseases for roses, producing purplish-black blotches on the leavesl.
Black Chinese rice is a whole-grain rice with its purplish-black bran layer intact.
Like a squid, it can disorient a pursuer with a burst of purplish-black ink.