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violet

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EnglishEdit

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an African violet (plant)

EtymologyEdit

From Old French violette, from Latin viola (violet)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvaɪlɪt/, /ˈvaɪə.lɪt/, /ˈvaɪ.ə.lɪt/
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  • Rhymes: -aɪlɪt

NounEdit

violet (plural violets)

  1. A bluish-purple colour.
    violet colour:    
    web violet colour:    
  2. Viola, a genus of fragrant plants with white, purple or yellow flowers.
  3. Any of several plants that look like the plants of the genus Viola but are taxonomically unrelated to them.

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AdjectiveEdit

violet (comparative violeter, superlative violetest)

  1. Having a bluish-purple colour.

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

violet n (plural violetten, diminutive violetje n)

  1. violet, a purplish colour

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AdjectiveEdit

violet (comparative violetter, superlative violetst)

  1. violet-coloured

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ReferencesEdit

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

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violet

  1. purple (colour)

AdjectiveEdit

violet m (feminine violette, masculine plural violets, feminine plural violettes)

  1. purple

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VerbEdit

violet

  1. third-person singular present active subjunctive of violō

RomanschEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Old French violette, from Latin viola (violet)

AdjectiveEdit

violet m (feminine violetta, masculine plural violets, feminine plural violettas)

  1. purple