I.v. inch. n. [purpuro], to grow purple, become of a purple color: unda cum est pulsa remis, purpurascit, Cic. ap. Non. 162, 31 (Ac. Fragm. 2, 7 B. and K.).
A Latin Dictionary. Founded on Andrews' edition of Freund's Latin dictionary. revised, enlarged, and in great part rewritten by. Charlton T. Lewis, Ph.D. and. Charles Short, LL.D. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1879.
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