Definition of puce adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

puce

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adjective
BrE BrE//pjuːs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pjuːs//
 
 
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reddish-purple in colour His face was puce with rage. Word Origin late 18th cent.: from French, literally ‘flea(-colour)’, from Latin pulex, pulic-.

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