Definitions of violet

  1. Any plant or flower of the genus Viola, of many species. The violets are generally low, herbaceous plants, and the flowers of many of the species are blue, while others are white or yellow, or of several colors, as the pansy ( Viola tricolor).
  2. The color of a violet, or that part of the spectrum farthest from red. It is the most refrangible part of the spectrum.
  3. In art, a color produced by a combination of red and blue in equal proportions; a bluish purple color.
  4. Any one of numerous species of small violet- colored butterflies belonging to Lycaena, or Rusticus, and allied genera.
  5. Dark blue, inclining to red; bluish purple; having a color produced by red and blue combined.
  6. A well known lowgrowing plant with heartshaped leaves, which in spring bears purple, white, or yellow blossoms; a color like that of the purple violet.
  7. A plant of many species, in most of which the flower is of some shade of purple; its flower; a bluish purple color.
  8. Of the color of a violet, or of a pale purple.
  9. A low growing plant, with flowers typically of a purplish blue color.
  10. A color seen at the end of the spectrum opposite the red.
  11. A herbaceous plant and flower of the genus viola, of many species; a colour produced by mixing blue and red.
  12. A plant of many species having beautiful flowers, the flowers of the one most cultivated having a fragrant smell; one of the primitive colours.
  13. of a color midway between red and blue
  14. Of a bluish purple color.
  15. Of the color of the violet, bluish or light purple.
  16. Of the color of violet.
  17. Dark blue, inclining to red.
  18. Of a dark- blue inclining to red; of the colour of the sweet violet.