Recent Examples on the WebOne song had survived—Suzy’s recording of a violaceous trogon.
Karen Russell, The New Yorker, 4 Oct. 2021 The water started to tinge violaceous from the residual blood.
Illyanna Maisonet, SFChronicle.com, 23 Oct. 2019 But Dowd, draped in an imperial violaceous dress, is far more friendly than intimidating during a recent sit-down.
Yvonne Villarreal, latimes.com, 18 May 2018
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