violaceous

adjective vi·o·la·ceous \ ˌvī-ə-ˈlā-shəs \

Definition of violaceous

: of the color violet

Origin and Etymology of violaceous

borrowed from Latin violāceus, from viola "any of various spring flowers (as Viola odorata), the dark color of certain of these flowers" + -āceus -aceous — more at violet


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violaceous

adjective vi·o·la·ceous \ ˌvī-ə-ˈlā-shəs \

medical Definition of violaceous

: of the color violet

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