Definitions for violaˈvaɪ ə lə, vaɪˈoʊ-, vi-

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  1. viola(noun)

    any of the numerous plants of the genus Viola

  2. Viola, genus Viola(noun)

    large genus of flowering herbs of temperate regions

  3. viola(noun)

    a bowed stringed instrument slightly larger than a violin, tuned a fifth lower

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  1. Viola(ProperNoun)

    , from violet

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Viola(noun)

    a genus of polypetalous herbaceous plants, including all kinds of violets

  2. Viola(noun)

    an instrument in form and use resembling the violin, but larger, and a fifth lower in compass

  3. Origin: [L., a violet. See Violet.]

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  1. Viola

    Viola is a genus of flowering plants in the violet family Violaceae, with around 400–500 species distributed around the world. Most species are found in the temperate Northern Hemisphere, however some are also found in widely divergent areas such as Hawaii, Australasia, and the Andes. Some Viola species are perennial plants, some are annual plants, and a few are small shrubs. A large number of species, varieties and cultivars are grown in gardens for their ornamental flowers. In horticulture the term "pansy" is normally used for those multi-coloured, large-flowered cultivars which are raised annually or biennially from seed and used extensively in bedding. The terms "viola" and "violet" are normally reserved for small-flowered annuals or perennials, including the species.

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  1. Viola

    A plant genus of the family VIOLACEAE. Some species in this genus are called bouncing bet which is a common name more often used with SAPONARIA OFFICINALIS. Members contain macrocyclic peptides.

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  1. Ivalo

  2. voila, voilà

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