Definition of purry in US English:

purry

noun

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

adjective

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

Origin

Mid 18th century. From French purée purée. Compare earlier porray<br>early 19th century; earliest use found in Literary Gazette. Partly from purr + -y, and partly from purr + -y.

Pronunciation

purry

/ˈpʌri/