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Definition: Tyrian dye
Tyrian \Tyr"i*an\, a. [L. Tyrius, from Tyrus Tyre, Gr. ?.]
1. Of or pertaining to Tyre or its people.
2. Being of the color called Tyrian purple.
The bright-eyed perch with fins of Tyrian dye.
Tyrian purple, or Tyrian dye, a celebrated purple dye
prepared in ancient Tyre from several mollusks, especially
Ianthina, Murex, and Purpura. See the Note under Purple,
n., 1, and Purple of mollusca, under Purple, n.