petunia violet

noun

Definition of petunia violet

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

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“Petunia violet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/petunia%20violet. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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