Meaning of VIOLET in English


noun dark blue, inclining to red; bluish purple; having a color produced by red and blue combined.

2. violet ·noun in art, a color produced by a combination of red and blue in equal proportions; a bluish purple color.

3. violet ·noun any one of numerous species of small violet-colored butterflies belonging to lycaena, or rusticus, and allied genera.

4. violet ·noun the color of a violet, or that part of the spectrum farthest from red. it is the most refrangible part of the spectrum.

5. violet ·noun any plant or flower of the genus viola, of many species. the violets are generally low, herbaceous plants, and the flowers of many of the species are blue, while others are white or yellow, or of several colors, as the pansy (viola tricolor).

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