To Be Bred In The Purple Means To Be Of Royal Or Princely Parentage

It originally was used in reference to the nobility of Europe, as purple

was the insignia of royal blood, due to the fact that purple was the

rarest and most costly color and only the rich and noble could buy it.

When used in referring to live stock, it signifies that the animal in

question has a long line of blooded ancestry.

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