Definition of Violet

1. Noun. Any of numerous low-growing violas with small flowers.


2. Adjective. Of a color intermediate between red and blue.
Exact synonyms: Purple, Purplish
Similar to: Chromatic
Derivative terms: Purple, Purpleness

3. Noun. A variable color that lies beyond blue in the spectrum.
Exact synonyms: Reddish Blue
Generic synonyms: Purple, Purpleness
Specialized synonyms: Indigo

Definition of Violet

1. n. 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).

2. a. Dark blue, inclining to red; bluish purple; having a color produced by red and blue combined.

3. n. 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).

4. a. Dark blue, inclining to red; bluish purple; having a color produced by red and blue combined.

Definition of Violet

1. Proper noun. (English female given name). ¹

2. Noun. A bluish-purple colour. ¹

3. Noun. A fragrant plant genus with white, purple or yellow flowers. ¹

4. Noun. Any of several plants that look like the plants of the genus ''Viola'' but are taxonomically unrelated to them. ¹

5. Adjective. Having a bluish-purple colour. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Violet

1. a flowering plant [n -S]

Medical Definition of Violet

1. 1. 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 colours, as the pansy (Viola tricolour). The cultivated sweet violet is Viola odorata of Europe. The common blue violet of the eastern United States is V. Cucullata; the sand, or bird-foot, violet is V. Pedata. 2. The colour of a violet, or that part of the spectrum farthest from red. It is the most refrangible part of the spectrum. 3. In art, a colour produced by a combination of red and blue in equal proportions; a bluish purple colour. 4. Any one of numerous species of small violet-coloured butterflies belonging to Lycaena, or Rusticus, and allied genera. Corn violet. See Corn. Dame's violet. An aquatic European herb (Hottonia palustris) with pale purplish flowers and pinnatifid leaves. Origin: F. Violette a violet (cf. Violet violet-coloured), dim. Of OF. Viole a violet, L. Viola; akin to Gr. Cf. Iodine. Dark blue, inclining to red; bluish purple; having a colour produced by red and blue combined. Violet shell, any species of Ianthina; called also violet snail. See Lanthina. Violet wood, a name given to several kinds of hard purplish or reddish woods, as king wood, myall wood, and the wood of the Andira violacea, a tree of Guiana. Origin: Cf. F. Violet. See Violet. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Violet

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violence-ridden
violences
violent
violent death
violent disorder
violent storm
violent stream
violented
violently
violentness
violents
violer
violers
violescent
violet-flowered petunia
violet-tip
violet-tips
violet family
violet noise
violet phosphorus
violet red
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violet reds
violet suksdorfia
violet wood sorrel
violeter
violetest

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