violet Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"violet" in British English

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violetadjective

uk   us   /ˈvaɪə.lət/
having a bluish-purple ​colour

violetnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈvaɪə.lət/

violet noun [C] (PLANT)

[C] a ​smallplant with pleasant-smelling ​purple, ​blue, or ​whiteflowers

violet noun [C] (COLOUR)

[U] a bluish-purple ​colour
(Definition of violet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"violet" in American English

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violetadjective, noun [U]

 us   /ˈvɑɪ·ə·lət/

violet adjective, noun [U] (COLOR)

(of) a ​color that is between ​blue and ​purple: violet ​ink [U] Violet is too ​dark for the ​walls of this ​room.

violetnoun [C]

 us   /ˈvɑɪ·ə·lət/

violet noun [C] (PLANT)

a ​smallplant with pleasant-smelling ​purple, ​blue, or ​whiteflowers
(Definition of violet from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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