- (tincture): A purple colour on a coat of arms, represented in engraving by diagonal parallel lines 45 degrees clockwise.
- 1997: Many authorities reject the authenticity of as a tincture. — Brault, Early Blazon
- (tincture): In blazon, of the colour purple.
Etymology: From Old French purpure "purple".
- Dutch: purper
- French: pourpre
- German: Purpur
- Italian: porpora
- Spanish: píºrpura
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