4209: πορφύρα


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Dodson dictionary

4209
πορφύρα, ας, ἡ,       Noun, Feminine
a purple garment, indicating power or wealth.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

HELPS Lexicon excerpt

4209 porphýra – purple, symbolic of "royal status" (L & N, 1, 79.38).  There were three familiar shades of purple in the ancient world: deep violet, deep scarlet (or crimson), and deep blue (WP, 2, 220).

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Strong's Greek Dictionary

4209
πορφύρα (porphýra)
of Latin origin; the "purple" mussel, i.e. (by implication) the red-blue color itself, and finally a garment dyed with it
:--purple.

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)