Definitions

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  • adj. of blue tinged with lavender

Etymologies

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Examples

  • ‘Alba’ bears white flowers and ‘Prolific’ will yield an abundance of lilac-blue or pale lilac-blue flowers.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Sandy's bedroom was small, about eleven feet square, painted a pretty lilac-blue with white trim.

    The 5th Horseman

  • I drop my speed to 15, then 10 mph and move in slow motion through tunnels of lilac-blue.

    Jacaranda. | Mind on Fire

  • The news is likely to thrill residents of Pretoria, long known as the "Jacaranda City" after the thousands of trees that herald the arrival of summer in the capital each year with their vivid display of lilac-blue blossoms.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Its square, prostrate stems, which readily take root at the nodes, bear roundish-oval, grayish-green, slightly hairy leaves and small lilac-blue flowers in whorled clusters of ten or

    Culinary Herbs: Their Cultivation Harvesting Curing and Uses

  • The flowers are small, and their colour is a pale lilac-blue with a bright yellow spot in the centre.

    Wildflowers of the Farm

  • Growing on the hedgebank at the side of the field is a pretty lilac-blue flower on a long bare stalk.

    Wildflowers of the Farm

  • North America, he divined eyes of a soft lilac-blue.

    The Gay Rebellion

  • In early spring, it produces masses of star-shaped, pale lilac-blue flowers that hug the ground.

    SFGate: Don Asmussen: Bad Reporter

  • "Queen of the Blues" is a soft lilac-blue; "Twilight" is deep, truer blue.

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  • First lavender-pink, now lilac-blue. (Random word searches are creepy sometimes).

    February 11, 2016