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Adjective: violet  vI-(u-)lut
  1. Of a colour intermediate between red and blue
    "A freshly cut meat surface isn't bright red; it's naturally violet";
    - purple, purplish
Noun: violet  vI-(u-)lut
  1. Any of numerous low-growing violas with small flowers
  2. A variable colour that lies beyond blue in the spectrum
    - reddish blue

Derived forms: violets

See also: chromatic

Type of: purple, purpleness, viola

Encyclopedia: Violet, Ontario