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"lavender" in British English

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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, ​palepurpleflowers; the ​driedflowers and ​stems of the ​plant that are used in ​soap, etc. because of ​theirstrong, ​pleasantsmell : a lavender ​bush We have an ​extensiverange of lavender-scented ​products, ​includingperfumes, ​bodylotions and ​candles.

lavender noun [U] (COLOUR)

a ​palepurplecolour

lavenderadjective

uk   /ˈlæv.ɪn.dər/  us   /-dɚ/
of a ​palepurplecolour
(Definition of lavender from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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lavendernoun [U]

 us   /ˈlæv·ən·dər/

lavender noun [U] (PLANT)

a ​plant with very ​thin, gray-green ​leaves and ​small, ​palepurpleflowers that has a ​pleasantsmell, or ​itsdriedflowers and ​stems which are sometimes ​kept with ​sheets and ​clothes to make them ​smellpleasant

lavenderadjective, noun [U]

 us   /ˈlæv·ən·dər/

lavender adjective, noun [U] (COLOR)

(of) a ​palepurplecolor: a lavender ​shirt
(Definition of lavender from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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