hyacinth violet

noun

Definition of hyacinth violet

: a deep purple that is bluer and slightly darker than petunia violet, redder than pontiff, bluer, lighter, and stronger than imperial purple (see imperial purple sense 2), and bluer and paler than dahlia purple (see dahlia purple sense 2)

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“Hyacinth violet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyacinth%20violet. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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