mauve


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mauve

 (mōv)
n.
A moderate grayish violet to reddish purple.

[French, from Old French mallow, from Latin malva; see mallow.]

mauve adj.

mauve

(məʊv)
n
1. (Colours)
a. any of various pale to moderate pinkish-purple or bluish-purple colours
b. (as adjective): a mauve flower.
2. (Colours) Also called: Perkin's mauve or mauveine a reddish-purple aniline dye
[C19: from French, from Latin malva mallow]

mauve

(moʊv, mɔv)

n.
1. a pale bluish purple.
2. a purple dye obtained from aniline.
[1855–60; < French: literally, mallow < Latin malva mallow]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mauve - a moderate purple
purple, purpleness - a purple color or pigment
Adj.1.mauve - of a pale to moderate greyish violet color
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
Translations
بَنَفْسَجِيّلَوْن بَنَفْسَجي
lilaslézová barvasvětle fialový
lysvioletgrålilla
vaalea, harmahtava violetti
svijetloljubičast
mályvaszínű
ljós purpuralitur
藤紫色の
담자색의
rausvai violetinė spalva
gaišsārti violets
slezová farba
bledo vijoličen
ljuslila
สีม่วงอ่อน
có màu hoa cà

mauve

[məʊv]
A. ADJmalva
B. Nmalva m

mauve

[ˈməʊv]
adjmauve
nmauve m

mauve

nMauvein nt

mauve

[məʊv] adj(color) malva inv

mauve

(məuv) noun, adjective
(of) a pale purple colour.

mauve

بَنَفْسَجِيّ lila lysviolet mauve μοβ malva vaalea, harmahtava violetti mauve svijetloljubičast malva 藤紫色の 담자색의 mauve lillafarget koloru malwy violeta розовато-лиловый ljuslila สีม่วงอ่อน pembemsi leylak rengi có màu hoa cà 紫红色的
References in classic literature ?
Never trust a woman who wears mauve, whatever her age may be, or a woman over thirty-five who is fond of pink ribbons.
I was on what seemed to be a little lawn in a garden, surrounded by rhododendron bushes, and I noticed that their mauve and purple blossoms were dropping in a shower under the beating of the hail-stones.
I believe they have got a mauve Hungarian band that plays mauve Hungarian music.
Beaufort met them in a girlish cloud of mauve muslin and floating veils.
They live in nests on the tops of trees; and the mauve ones are boys and the white ones are girls, and the blue ones are just little sillies who are not sure what they are.
A border full of rockets, mauve and white, and nothing else, must be beautiful; but I don't know how long they last nor what they look like when they have done flowering.
Theo's to tell her to use mauve insertion instead of pink.
The marshes on the landward side were mauve with lavender blossom, In the distance, the red-tiled cottages nestled deep among a background of green trees and rising fields.
His freckled paw shot up over Purvis's shoulder, mauve lightning came from his ring, a red flash from his revolver, and shrieks from the women as the reverberations died away.
In the gas-light of the low- fronted shops her big cheeks glowed with an orange hue under a black and mauve bonnet.
Shorts et chaussettes seront assortis Le short et les chaussettes portes avec ce maillot exterieur du Real Madrid 2016-2017 seront de la meme couleur mauve.
However, the gamble, which Paddy Power claim would have cost them pounds 15,000, went awry as the Queen plumped for mauve, the general 4-1 second favourite.