purple-spotted love

Definitions

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  • adjective having purple spots

Etymologies

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Examples

  • If you cycle along confidently in a purple-spotted cape with a bunch of leeks poking out of your backpack, motorists are going to notice you, and if they notice you, they'll avoid you.

    Britain isn't called great for nothing | Bella Bathurst

  • These lunatics could never cut it at a real protest, like the one I went to last week to protect the habitat of the purple-spotted unicorn frog!

    Tea Party Express rallies against 'big government'

  • Vandeloup bent down and examined the plant, with its large, round, smooth, purple-spotted stem — its smooth, shining green leaves, and the tiny white flowers with their disagreeable odour.

    Madame Midas

  • Thus Sturm was shocked to the core of his being when confronted by a bright red Huma battling a purple-spotted dragon beneath an emerald green sky.

    Dragons of Autumn Twilight

  • Thus Sturm was shocked to the core of his being when confronted by a bright red Huma battling a purple-spotted dragon beneath an emerald green sky.

    Dragons of Autumn Twilight

  • Jim was an indefatigable gatherer of vegetable products, and one thing which attracted him immensely was the branch of a tree which bore a number of star-leaved clusters, each leaf being feather-veined, and the stems carried numerous yellowish purple-spotted flowers, and also nuts about the size of pigeon eggs.

    The Wonder Island Boys: Conquest of the Savages

  • Butterflies, dragon flies, saw flies and gall flies are busy and we see evidences of their work in the crimson galls on the willow leaves and the purple-spotted oak apples, some of which have fallen to the ground from the scarlet oak above.

    Some Spring Days in Iowa

  • This is easily the most overwhelming contribution made to science since the discovery of the purple-spotted dingle-bock, _Bukkus dinglii_ ....

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  • You will appreciate the necessity of absolute and unquestioning obedience when I tell you that I am practically on the brink of the most astonishing discovery recorded in natural history since Monsieur Zani discovered the purple-spotted zoombok in Nyanza; and that I depend upon you and your zeal and fidelity for success.

    In Search of the Unknown

  • Vandeloup bent down and examined the plant, with its large, round, smooth, purple-spotted stem -- its smooth, shining green leaves, and the tiny white flowers with their disagreeable odour.

    Madame Midas

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