old lavender


Definition of old lavender

1 : a pale violet that is paler than dusty lavender and redder and duller than dusty periwinkle blue
2 : a dark grayish purple that is bluer and less strong than raisin black, redder and less strong than average purple wine, and redder and duller than average orchid taupe

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“Old lavender.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/old%20lavender. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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