Recent Examples of mauve from the Web
In truth, this setting was infinitely more romantic, with tables set against the original medieval rampart walls now washed with mauve light.
Moments earlier, a false dusk descended on the coast, the light fading from gray to mauve to an almost purple before a temporary night fell for just under two minutes.
The mauve-brown shade is just subtle enough for a no-makeup, makeup day, but the shimmer helps give it an edge.
Golden oregano This golden yellow oregano, which sends up clusters of mauve flowers in summer, grows in low, creeping mounds and makes a striking edging for flower or vegetable beds or a ground cover.
Across the country, coral, red, rose, pink, and mauve were the top-sellers (sorry, purple.
Look for shades with a hint of mauve or shades of brown.
Lined chitons glimmer with alternating pinstripes of pink and mauve and pale blue.
The flakes stayed mauve, the milk stayed white, and the whole thing tasted like thick cups of dusty corn.
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Origin and Etymology of mauve
First Known Use: 1859See Words from the same year
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Definition of mauve for English Language Learners
: a light or medium purple color
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