HyperDic: violet

English > 3 senses of the word violet:
NOUNplantvioletany of numerous low-growing violas with small flowers
attributeviolet, reddish bluea variable color that lies beyond blue in the spectrum
ADJECTIVEallviolet, purple, purplishof a color intermediate between red and blue
violet > pronunciation
Soundsvay'ahliht; vay'liht
Rhymesacquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > violet: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf a color intermediate between red and blue.
Synonymspurple, purplish
BroaderchromaticBeing or having or characterized by hue
Spanishamoratado, morado, púrpura, purpúreo, violáceo, violado, violeta
Catalanmoradenc, moradís, morat, porpra, porprat, purpuri, violaci, violat, violeta
Nounsvioleta variable color that lies beyond blue in the spectrum
English > violet: 3 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny of numerous low-growing violas with small flowers.
NarrowerAmerican dog violet, Viola conspersaviolet of eastern North America having pale violet to white flowers
Canada violet, tall white violet, white violet, Viola canadensistall North American perennial with heart-shaped leaves and white flowers with purple streaks
bird's-foot violet, pansy violet, Johnny-jump-up, wood violet, Viola pedataCommon violet of the eastern United States with large pale blue or purple flowers resembling pansies
dog violet, heath violet, Viola caninaOld World leafy-stemmed blue-flowered violet
downy yellow violet, Viola pubescensviolet of eastern North America having softly pubescent leaves and stems and clear yellow flowers with brown-purple veins
hedge violet, wood violet, Viola sylvatica, Viola reichenbachianaCommon European violet that grows in woods and hedgerows
long-spurred violet, Viola rostrataviolet of eastern North America having lilac-purple flowers with a long slender spur
pale violet, striped violet, cream violet, Viola striataleafy-stemmed violet of eastern North America having large white or creamy flowers faintly marked with purple
sweet violet, garden violet, English violet, Viola odorataEuropean violet typically having purple to white flowers
sweet white violet, white violet, woodland white violet, Viola blandashort-stemmed violet of eastern North America having fragrant purple-veined white flowers
two-eyed violet, heartsease, Viola ocellataviolet of Pacific coast of North America having white petals tinged with yellow and deep violet
BroaderviolaAny of the numerous plants of the genus Viola
Spanishvioleta
Catalanvioleta
English > violet: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA variable color that lies beyond blue in the spectrum.
Synonymreddish blue
NarrowerindigoA blue-violet color
Broaderpurple, purplenessA purple color or pigment
Spanishlila, violeta
Catalanvioleta
Adjectivesvioletof a color intermediate between red and blue

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