violet carmine

noun

: a dark reddish purple that is bluer and deeper than royal purple (see royal purple sense 1), redder, stronger, and slightly lighter than average plum (see plum sense 6a), and redder and less strong than imperial (see imperial sense 10)

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“Violet carmine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/violet%20carmine. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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