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English definition of “violet”

violet

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

violet

noun [C] uk   /ˈvaɪə.lət/ us  

violet noun [C] (PLANT)

[C] a small plant with pleasant-smelling purple, blue, or white flowers

violet noun [C] (COLOUR)

[U] a bluish-purple colour
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