- 1.1 (bluish) morado, violeta; (reddish) púrpura he turned purple with rage se puso lívido de iraMore example sentences1.2 (overwritten) [prose/passage] grandilocuente
- Greens and reds are typically caused by oxygen, while purple and blue colours are caused by nitrogen.
- We pass through pretty forests of birch and pine trees, moss covered rocks and a haze of blue and purple flowers.
- She went back, and found another skirt, with a blue and purple flower imprint.
Pulque is a thick, white, Mexican alcoholic drink made from fermented maguey juice; the sacred drink of the Aztecs. It is drunk without being aged, sometimes with added fruit or vegetable juice. Pulquerías are bars where it is drunk.
- (bluish) morado (masculine), violeta (masculine); (reddish) púrpura (masculine) to be raised to the purple [literary/literario] recibir la púrpura cardenalicia [literary/literario], ser* elevado al purpurado [literary/literario]More example sentences
- The flames ate hungrily, and erupted into strange hues of purples and blues.
- At the top of the stems there are tightly packed bracts of rich blues and purples surrounding clusters of purple-blue flowers in late spring and summer.
- The emerging colour scheme in my garden is purples, silvers and blues.