Meaning of VIOLET in English

VIOLET

vi ‧ o ‧ let /ˈvaɪələt, ˈvaɪəlɪt/ BrE AmE noun

[ Date: 1300-1400 ; Language: Old French ; Origin: violete , from viole 'violet' , from Latin viola ]

1 . [countable] a plant with small dark purple flowers, or sometimes white or yellow ones

2 . [uncountable] a bluish-purple colour

—violet adjective :

beautiful violet eyes

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.