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English

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Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA: /ˈpɛriˌwɪŋkəl/

Noun

Singular
periwinkle

Plural
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  1. an evergreen plant of genus Vinca with blue or white flowers.
  2. (color) A color with bluish and purplish hues, somewhat light.
    periwinkle colour:   
  3. a mollusk of genus Littorina, sometimes called winkle

Synonyms

plant

mollusk

Translations

Adjective

periwinkle

  1. (color) of pale bluish purple colour.

colour

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