Definition of Pale violet

1. Noun. Leafy-stemmed violet of eastern North America having large white or creamy flowers faintly marked with purple.

Exact synonyms: Cream Violet, Striped Violet, Viola Striata
Generic synonyms: Violet

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pale Violet

pale-browed tinamou
pale-browed tinamous
pale ale
pale blue dot
pale chrysanthemum aphid
pale coral root
pale globe
pale hypertension
pale in comparison
pale infarct
pale thrombus
pale violet (current term)
pale yellow

Literary usage of Pale violet

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"BM 3278. BR 1730.— Less handsome than most other species, but valuable for its late blooming season. Var. pallida, Hoit., has pale violet fls.; var. rubra, ..."

2. The Organism as a Whole: From a Physicochemical Viewpoint by Jacques Loeb (1916)
"The first will result in pure violet flowers, the fourth in pure white, and the second and third in pale violet flowers. Since all four combinations will ..."

3. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1890)
"Secondaries have two pale violet basal lines, the first is indistinct after passing the median nervure, but the second continues its course to the submedian ..."

4. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge edited by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"... forming large clumps, with its largo flowers from deep to pale violet, and sometimes white or variegated with white ; varieties of this have been called ..."

5. The Florist and Pomologist: A Pictorial Monthly Magazine of Flowers, Fruits by Robert Hogg (1866)
"Marion (Turner), has a silken velvet ground colour, bordered with rosy crimson and distinctly margined with pale violet, and is a very striking flower, ..."

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