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English definition of “lavender”

lavender

noun [U]  /ˈlæv·ən·dər/ us  

lavender noun [U] (PLANT)

a plant with very thin, gray-green leaves and small, pale purple flowers that has a pleasant smell, or its dried flowers and stems which are sometimes kept with sheets and clothes to make them smell pleasant

lavender

adjective, noun [U]  /ˈlæv·ən·dər/ us  

lavender adjective, noun [U] (COLOR)

(of) a pale purple color: a lavender shirt
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