Definition of "Purple" :
noun: (Roman Catholic Church) official dress of a cardinal; so named after the Tyrial purple color of the robes
noun: a purple color or pigment
noun: (in ancient Rome) position of imperial status
"He was born to the purple."
verb: color purple
verb: become purple
adjective: of a color intermediate between red and blue
adjective: belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler
adjective: excessively elaborate or showily expressed
"A writer of empurpled literature."