purree


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Purree \Pur"ree\, n. [Hind. peori yellow.] (Chem.)
   A yellow coloring matter. See Euxanthin.
   [1913 Webster]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Euxanthin \Eux*an"thin\, n. [Gr. e'y^ well + ? yellow.] (Chem.)
   A yellow pigment imported from India and China. It has a
   strong odor, and is said to be obtained from the urine of
   herbivorous animals when fed on the mango. It consists if a
   magnesium salt of euxanthic acid. Called also puri,
   purree, and Indian yellow.
   [1913 Webster]
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