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English adjective: violet

1. violet of a color intermediate between red and blue

Synonymspurple, purplish


Antonymsachromatic, neutral

English noun: violet

1. violet (plant) any of numerous low-growing violas with small flowers

Broader (hypernym)viola

Narrower (hyponym)American dog violet, bird's-foot violet, Canada violet, cream violet, dog violet, downy yellow violet, English violet, garden violet, heartsease, heath violet, hedge violet, Johnny-jump-up, long-spurred violet, pale violet, pansy violet, striped violet, sweet violet, sweet white violet, tall white violet, two-eyed violet, Viola blanda, Viola canadensis, Viola canina, Viola conspersa, Viola ocellata, Viola odorata, Viola pedata, Viola pubescens, Viola reichenbachiana, Viola rostrata, Viola striata, Viola sylvatica, white violet, white violet, wood violet, wood violet, woodland white violet

2. violet (attribute) a variable color that lies beyond blue in the spectrum

Synonymsreddish blue

Broader (hypernym)purple, purpleness

Narrower (hyponym)indigo

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