violaceous

adjective
vi·​o·​la·​ceous | \ ˌvī-ə-ˈlā-shəs How to pronounce violaceous (audio) \

Definition of violaceous

: of the color violet

First Known Use of violaceous

1657, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for 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 How to pronounce violaceous (audio) \

Medical Definition of violaceous

: of the color violet

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