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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A moderate purple adj. - Of a pale to moderate greyish violet color.

Usage examples (34)
  • Looking at picture two I get this unnerving feeling the color scheme is taken one step too far by dressing both girls in mauve.
  • Blue-mauve is my prefered colour.
  • Perkin's violet, (probably the original "mauve"), dahlia, Parme or magenta violet, methyl, and Hofmann's violets.
  • I would like to think that she took my pronunciaton to heart and as she walked away reconsidered her policy on the word "mauve". for more
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