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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A flower of purple color. Also: A bluish purple color.

Usage examples (34)
  • Who bends a knee where violets grow, a hundred secret things shall know.
  • One number of these is bent by the prism to where we see what we call the violet, another number to the place we call red.
  • There are red and white radishes; and the French have also what they call violet and black ones, of which the black are the larger.
  • The letter was scrawled in violet ink on thick, handmade paper. for more
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