Violet
Violet Vi"o*let, a. [Cf. F. violet. See {Violet}, n.] Dark blue, inclining to red; bluish purple; having a color produced by red and blue combined. [1913 Webster]

{Violet shell} (Zo["o]l.), any species of Ianthina; -- called also {violet snail}. See {Ianthina}.

{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. [1913 Webster]


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  • violet — violet, ette [ vjɔlɛ, ɛt ] adj. et n. m. • 1200; de violette 1 ♦ D une couleur qui s obtient par le mélange du bleu et du rouge. Iris violet. Vapeurs violettes de l iode. Encre violette. Camail violet d un évêque. « Un ruban violet d officier d… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Violet — may refer to: Color * Violet (color), which is primarily used to describe a color often confused with purple. People * Violet (name), a given name for girls * Violet Berlin, the presenter of the television program Game Pad * Violet Bonham Carter …   Wikipedia

  • violet — violet, ette (vi o lè, lè t ) adj. 1°   De couleur de la fleur qu on nomme violette. •   Le rouge de garance et l oxyde de fer déposés sur l étoffe y déterminent la couleur violette, CHAPTAL Instit. Mém. scienc. t. III, p. 103.    Violet rouge.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Violet — bezeichnet: eine Mittelalterband aus Hamm, siehe Violet (Band) einen Kurzfilm vom Shelley Levinson, siehe Violet (1981) Violet., ein System zur Vernetzung von Sachen mit dem Internet per RFID, siehe auch Internet der Dinge einen Ort in Texas, USA …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Violet — Vi o*let, n. [F. violette a violet (cf. violet violet colored), dim. of OF. viole a violet, L. viola; akin to Gr. ?. Cf. {Iodine}.] 1. (Bot.) Any plant or flower of the genus {Viola}, of many species. The violets are generally low, herbaceous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • violet — VIOLÉT, Ă, violeţi, te, adj., s.n., s.f. 1. adj. De culoarea viorelei. 2. s.n. Culoare violetă (1), ultima din spectrul solar (după indigo); culoarea viorelei. 3. s.f. (bot.) Toporaş. [pr.: vi o ] – Din fr. violet …   Dicționar Român

  • violet — [vī′ə lit, vī′lit] n. [ME < OFr violette, dim. of viole < L viola, a violet < or akin to Gr ion, violet] 1. a) any of a genus (Viola) of plants of the violet family, having white, blue, purple, or yellow irregular flowers with short… …   English World dictionary

  • Violet — (ヨシコシ, Yoshikoshi) es un personaje alternativo de Kumatora que inicialmente apareció en el capítulo 4 de Mother 3. Violet es la identidad de Kumatora, ella es una camarera del Club Titiboo y es muy amiga de unos guardias llamados Skinhead y… …   Wikipedia Español

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  • violet — Violet, Amethystinus color, Violaceus, Ianthinus. Violet fait de jus de poisson qu on appelle Murex, Conchylium. Teindre en violet, Tingere conchylio. Certain jus que le poisson nommé Murex a en sa bouche, duquel les anciens teignoyent en couleur …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

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