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Definition of "purple-brown" [purple-brown]

  • Of brown tinged with purple (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "purple-brown" in a sentence
  • "The discovery of large numbers of the purple-brown flame brocades was first made by Butterfly Conservation officer for Sussex Michael Blencowe and his friend Graeme Lyons when a moth turned up in a back garden at the weekend."
  • "Its dark purple-brown colors denote not just extreme drought, but "exceptional" drought."
  • "Some 20,000 visitors besiege the town of about 1,700 residents surrounded in the distance by purple-brown mountains."