Main definitions of purry in English

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purry1

Pronunciation /ˈpʌri/

noun

historical, rare Scottish
  • A dish of boiled oatmeal and kale or cabbage.

    Earliest and chiefly in "tartan-purry".

Origin

Mid 18th century. From French purée purée.

Main definitions of purry in English

: purry1purry2

purry2

Pronunciation /ˈpəːri/

adjective

  • Characterized by or resembling purring. Hence: comfortable, contented.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Literary Gazette. Partly from purr + -y, and partly from purr + -y.