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lavendernoun [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)

lavenderadjective

uk   /ˈlæv.ɪn.dər/  us   /-dɚ/
of a pale purple colour
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