Recent Examples of violet from the Web
Recent vintages have been superb, elegant and tense, with aromas of violets and fine tannins.
This beautiful 70 percent tempranillo/20 percent garnacha blend offered violets, dark fruits, licorice, vanilla, smoke, incense and mocha.
Redbuds have white, violet, or magenta blossoms which are a favorite of bees and can completely cover the tree from spring to early summer.
The bouquets of Italian Ruscus, purple mums and violet alstroemeria also feature a picture tag of Fiona.
Some of the sweet highlights include chocolate strawberry, chocolate, and strawberry mango cupcakes; blackberry violet cake by the slice; almond raspberry polenta cake; chocolate shortbread cookies with cherry buttercream; and macarons.
Given its popularity, who knows, maybe ultra violet may be the new black!
Create contrast Nothing screams Buckingham Palace vibes quite like gold accent frames against a deep purple wall, or gold pillows on a plush velvet violet sofa.
Perry looks particularly great in a deep violet shade named Indigo Cat.
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Origin and Etymology of violet
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
VIOLET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of violet for English Language Learners
: a plant that has small bluish-purple or white flowers
: a bluish-purple color
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