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an African violet (plant)
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Noun

Singular
violet

Plural
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violet ({{{1}}})
  1. A bluish-purple colour.
    violet colour:   
    web violet colour:   
  2. A fragrant plant genus with white, purple or yellow flowers.

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Adjective

violet (comparative er, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
violet

Comparative
er

Superlative
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  1. (color) Having a bluish-purple colour.

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Dutch

Etymology 1

Noun

violet (plural violeten, diminutive violetje)

  1. violet, a fragrant flower plant species, including the pansy
  2. matthiola annua, a flowering plant species
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Etymology 2

Adjective

violet

  1. violet, of the homonymous purplish color
Synonyms

Noun

violet (plural violeten, diminutive violetje)

  1. violet, a purplish color

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References

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

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /vjɔ.lɛ/

Noun

violet

  1. purple (colour)


This French entry was created from the translations listed at purple. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see violet in the French Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) May 2008

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