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Parma violet

Line breaks: Parma vio¦let
Pronunciation: /pɑːmə ˈvʌɪələt

Definition of Parma violet in English:


A sweet violet of a variety with a heavy scent and lavender-coloured flowers which are often crystallized and used for food decoration.
Example sentences
  • There was a point in the mid-90s when discussion about morality carried a whiff of Parma violets - unmistakably old-fashioned.

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