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lavender

noun [U] uk   /ˈlæv.ɪn.dər/ us    /-dɚ/

lavender noun [U] (PLANT)

a plant that has grey-green leaves like needles and small, pale purple flowers; the dried flowers and stems of the plant that are used in soap, etc. because of their strong, pleasant smell : a lavender bush We have an extensive range of lavender-scented products, including perfumes, body lotions and candles.

lavender noun [U] (COLOUR)

lavender

adjective uk   /ˈlæv.ɪn.dər/ us    /-dɚ/
of a pale purple colour
Translations of “lavender”
in Spanish espliego, lavanda, de color lavanda…
in French lavande…
in German der Lavendel, blasses Lila, lavendelfarben…
in Chinese (Traditional) 植物, 薰衣草…
in Russian лаванда…
in Turkish lavanta, lavanta çiçeği…
in Chinese (Simplified) 植物, 熏衣草…
in Polish lawenda…
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