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Any of several evergreen plants of the genus Vinca with blue or white flowers. from 10th c.
A color with bluish and purplish hues, somewhat light.
A mollusk of genus Littorina.
Of pale bluish purple colour.
Any of a group of European plants, genus, Lavandula, of the mint family.
a colour, like that of the lavender flower.
Having a pale purple colour.
Pertaining to lesbian feminism; opposing heterosexism.
To decorate or perfume with lavender.
an Old World plant with flat five-petalled, typically bluish flowers and glossy leaves. Some kinds are grown as ornamentals and some contain alkaloids used in medicine.
a purple-blue colour like that of a periwinkle flower
“the sky was a clear periwinkle and the sun sparkled like a shiny jewel”
“Anne was wearing a periwinkle evening gown with small puffed sleeves”
another term for winkle
a small aromatic evergreen shrub of the mint family, with narrow leaves and bluish-purple flowers, used in perfumery and medicine.
a scented oil distilled from lavender flowers
“a cake of lavender soap”
“lavender, like most essential oils, is kind to sore or infected skin”
used in names of plants similar to lavender, e.g. cotton lavender, sea lavender.
used in reference to effeminacy or homosexuality
“Rick is so hard-boiled that any touch of lavender is wiped away”
used in reference to refinement or gentility
“she had a certain lavender charm”
a pale blue colour with a trace of mauve
“she wore a lavender silk dress”
“romantic designs in old-fashioned tones of primrose, lavender, and rose”
perfume with lavender