Definitions

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  • adj. of pink tinged with mauve

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Examples

  • Brings a nice clear mauve-pink that fills in well between the penstemons and the asters.

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  • This photo also shows some of the beautiful tile-work that decorates the Temple and the rich color-ways that were used in its construction: black, white, tawny orange, gold, blue, mauve-pink.

    An Interesting Emblem

  • There were MarĂ©chal Niel and heavy-headed tea roses, the soft mauve-pink Caroline Testout, deep red

    My beloved South,

  • For it _was_ mauve-pink; she could see that well enough now.

    Superseded

  • Two tears that had gathered in Miss Quincey's eyes now fell on the silk, deepening the mauve-pink to a hideous magenta.

    Superseded

  • Flowers and fruit, in exotic profusion, were its dominant note; quinces, pomegranates, passion - flowers, giant convolvulus, great mauve-pink roses, and grapes that were already being pressed by gleeful cupids in a riotous Arcadian vintage, stood out on its woven texture.

    The Unbearable Bassington

  • The blooms combine large 3/4 inch dusty mauve-pink bracts that form a 2- to 3-inch chain, cascading one from another like a tiny pagoda, from which sprout half-inch pale pink to purple flowers.

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  • There are now some marvellous colours, from the faded mauve-pink of 'Lady Saville', to the dusky lilac of 'Lorna', the delectable pale yellow 'Moonlight' and the milky 'Moonraker'.

    Life and style | guardian.co.uk

  • He recommends planting containers with evergreen ground covers, such as Chinese sedum, which changes from green to bronze during the winter, and Turkish sedum, which changes from blue-green to mauve-pink in the winter.

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  • a smallish evergreen rhododendron that never gets much above 1m (3ft) and provides plenty of mauve-pink flowers.

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