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- adjective of violet tinged with red
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When cut open, corms of infected abaca exhibit reddish-violet color.
We perceive what are termed auroral plates of a purple or reddish-violet color, more or less extended, according as this species of veil, formed by icy particles, extends to a greater or less distance from the poles.
The whorled clusters of little, reddish-violet flowers form loose, interrupted spikes.
Behind him and before him were mist-filled valleys and beyond other ranges of long hills, with reddish-violet patches of woodland, glowing faintly in the sunlight.
If the patient can open the mouth sufficiently to afford a view of the back of the throat (which, however, is seldom the case), the inflamed parts are seen to be of a dull reddish-violet colour.
The 1000-taka note is a blend of reddish-violet shades.