Definition of Persian violet

1. Noun. Perennial cultivated especially as a houseplant for its fragrant bluish to dark lavender flowers.

Exact synonyms: Exacum Affine
Group relationships: Exacum, Genus Exacum
Generic synonyms: Houseplant



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Persian Violet

Persia
Persian
Persian Empire
Persian Gulf
Persian Gulf War
Persian Gulf illness
Persian Royal Road
Persian cat
Persian deity
Persian iris
Persian lamb
Persian lilac
Persian melon
Persian powder
Persian relapsing fever
Persian violet
Persian walnut
Persianness
Persians
Persic
Persics
Persil
Persis
Persism
Persisms
Persoonia
Perspex
Perth
Perthes' test

Literary usage of Persian violet

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1. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1876)
"... the Russian shores of the Baltic, plant and seed from Japan, cherry and apricot stones from Rome and Naples, Lupine seeds from Pompeii, persian violet, ..."

2. Botanical Guide Through the Phipps Conservatories in Pittsburg and Allegheny by Gustave Guttenberg (1894)
"Cyc'lamen persicum, the persian violet. From kyklos, circular, referring to the spiral peduncle or probably to the round tuber. These beautiful plants are ..."

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