What is another word for Violaceous?

Pronunciation: [va͡ɪ͡əlˈe͡ɪʃəs] (IPA)

Violaceous is an adjective that refers to a bluish-purple hue or color. There are a number of synonyms that can be used in place of this word to convey a similar meaning. Some examples include lavender, lilac, amethyst, violet, periwinkle, and indigo. Lavender and lilac both connote a pale, delicate, and soft tone, while amethyst and violet convey a more deep, intense, and saturated shade. Periwinkle and indigo are darker hues of blue-purple, often used to describe denim or dark fabrics. All these synonyms allow you to describe colors in a more vivid way, ranging from subtle and calming to bold and vibrant.

What are the hypernyms for Violaceous?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Violaceous

It is not so fragile as H. appendiculatum and the gills are dark Violaceous, not flesh color as they are in H. appendiculatum when they begin to turn, and nearly free from the stem.
"Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc."
George Francis Atkinson
Spores globose, purple, brown, ochraceous, rarely Violaceous.
"The Myxomycetes of the Miami Valley, Ohio"
A. P. Morgan
Spores abundant, globose, umber or Violaceous.
"The Myxomycetes of the Miami Valley, Ohio"
A. P. Morgan

Related words: purple-red, purple-pink, purple-lavender, violet-purple, violet-red

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