Definitions

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  • adj. of pink tinged with lavender

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It sported a kind of skintight singlet of brilliant scarlet and violet-pink.

    If I Pay Thee Not In Gold

  • As Johan Rajasinghe stood in his orchid house, admiring the intricate violet-pink blossoms, he remembered that last season he had been trapped by a torrential downpour for half-an-hour while examining the first blooms.

    The Fountains of Paradise

  • The elastic resistance of the line is a "heart-animating strain," only too slight; and sensible is the thrill in it as the ranks of the riverside plants, with their small summit-flower of violet-pink, are swept aside like a long green breaker of flourishing green.

    Essays

  • In springtime, the fat clumps of foliage are topped by the typical violet-pink flower spikes.

    The Seattle Times

  • Delosperma cooperi began blooming a violet-pink in June and will flower well into August.

    Christian Science Monitor | Top Stories

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