What is violet?

  • (adj): Of a color midway between red and blue.
    Synonyms: purple, purplish
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on violet:

List Of Word Girl Characters - Other Characters - Violet Heaslip
... Violet (voiced by Maria Bamford) conducts herself in a quiet, shy manner and has a flair for art, having met Becky in an art appreciation class after Becky flunked art class three ... Violet lives in the country apparently not too far from the suburbs in a hippie-styled house with her mother ... Violet is friends with Becky's crush, Scoops Todd Ming, and in the episode "Cherish Is the Word" the two proved to have feelings for each other when Scoops asked her to be his valentine ...
Peziza Violacea
... Peziza violacea, commonly known as the violet fairy cup or the violet cup fungus, is a species of fungus in the genus Peziza, Pezizaceae family ... common names and specific epithet suggest, the cup-shaped fruiting bodies are violet colored on the interior surface ...
Violet, Texas - History
... In 1913 the community was renamed from Land Siding to Violet, after the wife of storekeeper John Fister, and a post office was built, which remained in operation until 1947 ...
Shrinking Violet - Music
... "Shrinking Violet", a song on Mostly Autumn's The Last Bright Light album "Shrinking Violet", a song by musical band Bishop Allen Shrinking Violet (album), an album by the band L.A ...
Cortinarius Violaceus - Description
... In colour, it is a dark violet to blue-black, and is covered in fine, downy scales ... The flesh is violet, but darker below the cap's cuticle and in the stem ... The gills are dark violet, changing to a purplish-brown with age ...

More definitions of "violet":

  • (noun): Any of numerous low-growing small-flowered violas.
  • (noun): A variable color that lies beyond blue in the spectrum.
    Synonyms: reddish blue

Famous quotes containing the word violet:

    perpetually crouched, quivering, upon the
    sternly allotted sandpile
    Mhow silently
    emit a tiny violet flavoured nuisance: Odor?

    o no.
    comes out like a ribbon lies flat on the brush
    —E.E. (Edward Estlin)

    At the violet hour, when the eyes and back
    Turn upward from the desk when the human engine waits
    Like a taxi throbbing waiting,
    —T.S. (Thomas Stearns)

    At twelve, the disintegration of afternoon
    Began, the return to phantomerei, if not
    To phantoms. Till then, it had been the other way:
    One imagined the violet trees but the trees stood green,
    At twelve, as green as ever they would be.
    The sky was blue beyond the vaultiest phrase.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)