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purpura (n.)

disease characterized by eruptions of purple patches on the skin, 1753, from Modern Latin, from Latin purpura "purple dye" (see purple (n.)). Related: Purpuric.

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Definitions of purpura from WordNet

purpura (n.)
any of several blood diseases causing subcutaneous bleeding;
Synonyms: peliosis
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