Violet meaning

vī'ə-lĭt
Any of various low-growing herbs of the genus Viola, having short-spurred, irregular flowers that are characteristically purplish-blue but sometimes yellow or white.
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The hue of the short-wave end of the visible spectrum, evoked in the human observer by radiant energy with wavelengths of approximately 380 to 420 nanometers; any of a group of colors, reddish-blue in hue, that may vary in lightness and saturation.
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Any of various low-growing herbs of the genus Viola, having short-spurred, irregular flowers that are characteristically purplish-blue but sometimes yellow or white.
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Any of several similar plants, such as an African violet.
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The hue of the short-wave end of the visible spectrum, evoked in the human observer by radiant energy with wavelengths of approximately 380 to 420 nanometers; any of a group of colors, reddish-blue in hue, that may vary in lightness and saturation.
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Any of several similar plants, such as an African violet.
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Any of various similar plants, as the African violet, or their flowers.
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A bluish-purple color.
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Any of a genus (Viola) of plants of the violet family, having white, blue, purple, or yellow irregular flowers with short spurs.
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The flower of any of these plants.
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Designating a family (Violaceae, order Violales) of temperate and tropical dicotyledonous plants having five-parted flowers, a one-celled ovary, and a three-valved fruit capsule, including the pansies.
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Of the color violet.
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A feminine name: dim. Vi.
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Viola, a genus of fragrant plants with white, purple or yellow flowers.
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Any of several plants that look like the plants of the genus Viola but are taxonomically unrelated to them.
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Having a bluish-purple colour.
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A female given name.
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Origin of violet

Middle English from Old French violete diminutive of viole from Latin viola viola2