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Noun: purple heart  pur-pul haa(r)t
  1. A long-acting barbiturate used as a sedative
    - sodium thiopental, phenobarbital, phenobarbitone, Luminal
Noun: Purple Heart
  1. A United States military decoration awarded to any member of the armed forces who is wounded in action
    - Order of the Purple Heart

Derived forms: purple hearts, Purple Hearts

Type of: barbiturate, decoration, laurel wreath, medal, medallion, palm, ribbon

Encyclopedia: Purple heart

Purple Heart, Order of the