any of numerous low-growing violas with small flowers
violet, reddish blue(adj)
a variable color that lies beyond blue in the spectrum
purple, violet, purplish(adj)
of a color intermediate between red and blue
A bluish-purple colour.
A fragrant plant genus with white, purple or yellow flowers.
Any of several plants that look like the plants of the genus Viola but are taxonomically unrelated to them.
Having a bluish-purple colour.
Origin: From violette, from Latin viola
any plant or flower of the genus Viola, of many species. The violets are generally low, herbaceous plants, and the flowers of many of the species are blue, while others are white or yellow, or of several colors, as the pansy (Viola tricolor)
the color of a violet, or that part of the spectrum farthest from red. It is the most refrangible part of the spectrum
in art, a color produced by a combination of red and blue in equal proportions; a bluish purple color
any one of numerous species of small violet-colored butterflies belonging to Lycaena, or Rusticus, and allied genera
dark blue, inclining to red; bluish purple; having a color produced by red and blue combined
Origin: [F. violette a violet (cf. violet violet-colored), dim. of OF. viole a violet, L. viola; akin to Gr. . Cf. Iodine.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
vī′ō-let, n. any plant of genus Viola, of many species, with a flower generally of some shade of blue, but also white and yellow, and most often fragrant: the colour of the violet, a bluish or light purple.—adj. of the colour of the violet, bluish or light purple.—adjs. Violā′ceous, of a violet colour, purple; Violes′cent, tending to a violet colour. [Fr. violette, dim. of O. Fr. viole—L. viola; cf. Gr. ion.]
The numerical value of violet in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of violet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I can't pretend I'm a shrinking violet, i enjoy the attention.
Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds upon the heel that crushes it.
For Violet, I actually modified my osteotomies (bone cuts) based on something that I was able to see happening in the model.
Their bright, resonant sopranos blend impeccably; Davie's Violet tackles the top notes with a delicacy and ardor that emphasize fragility and fear, while Padgett gives Daisy pluck and wit.
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Translations for violet
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- بنفسج, بنفسجي, البنفسجيArabic
- violetaCatalan, Valencian
- fialový, fialkaCzech
- Veilchen, ViolettGerman
- ιόχρουν, βιολετί, μενεξεδίGreek
- violkoloro, violkolora, violoEsperanto
- kannike, lillaEstonian
- بنفش, بنفشهPersian
- orvokki, violettiFinnish
- violet, violetteFrench
- մանուշակագույն, մանուշակArmenian
- fjólublár, fjólaIcelandic
- 紫色, 菫色, 菫, スミレJapanese
- 보랗다, 보라색, 제비꽃Korean
- violet, viool, viooltjeDutch
- tsédédééhNavajo, Navaho
- fiolet, fioletowy, fiołekPolish
- violeta, lilásPortuguese
- viorea, violet, violetăRomanian
- фиолетовый, фиолетовый цвет, фиалкаRussian
- lila, љубичица, ljubica, љубица, ljubičica, лилаSerbo-Croatian
- violett, violSwedish
- menekşe, morTurkish
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