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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)

a pale purple colour

lavender

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