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EtymologyEdit

Continues Late Latin pervinca (4th century), from Latin pervincire (to entwine, bind, fetter). From per- (thoroughly) and vincio (to bind, fetter).

NounEdit

pervinca f (plural pervinche)

  1. periwinkle (plant)

NounEdit

pervinca m (invariable)

  1. periwinkle (colour)

AdjectiveEdit

pervinca (invariable)

  1. periwinkle

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

pervinca f (plural pervincas)

  1. periwinkle (any of several evergreen plants of the genus Vinca)