1. purple poppy mallow hairy perennial of central United States having round deeply lobed leaves and loose panicles of large crimson-purple or cherry-red flowers
  2. palpable capable of being perceived
  3. fringed poppy mallow perennial poppy mallow of United States southern plains states having rose-red or rose-purple flowers
  4. hyperbole extravagant exaggeration
  5. purple willow Eurasian osier having reddish or purple twigs and bark rich in tannin
  6. purple-blue of blue tinged with purple
  7. purplish blue a shade of blue tinged with purple
  8. purple mullein Eurasian mullein with showy purple or pink flowers
  9. purplish-blue of blue tinged with purple
  10. poppy mallow a plant of the genus Callirhoe having palmately cleft leaves and white to red or purple flowers borne throughout the summer
  11. purple passage a passage full of ornate and flowery language
  12. purple apricot small hybrid apricot of Asia and Asia Minor having purplish twigs and white flowers following by inferior purple fruit
  13. purple emperor large European butterfly the male of which has wings shaded with purple
  14. purple-black of black tinged with purple
  15. probably with considerable certainty; without much doubt
  16. purple granadillo Brazilian passionflower cultivated for its deep purple fruit
  17. purple pea any of several attractive evergreen shrubs of Australia grown for their glossy deep green foliage and flowers in rich blues and intense violets
  18. purple bacteria free-living Gram-negative pink to purplish-brown bacteria containing bacteriochlorophyll
  19. purple gallinule gallinules with showy purplish plumage
  20. clustered poppy mallow densely hairy perennial having mostly triangular basal leaves and rose-purple flowers in panicled clusters