blēo-rēad, adj: blue-red, purple, myrtle-coloured. (BLAY-oh-RAY-ahd / ˈbleːɔ-ˌɹeːad)

Detail of St Nicholas in the Melisende Psalter. Jerusalem, 1131-1143. British Library, Egerton MS 1139, fol. 209r. Source: British Library.

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