Definition of sweet violet in English:

sweet violet

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noun

  • A sweet-scented Old World violet with heart-shaped leaves, used in perfumery and as a flavouring.
    • Viola odorata, family Violaceae
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    • She anticipates the biggest headache being the wild flowers (cowslips, primroses, sweet violets, daisies, speedwells, wild orchids, wild thyme, chives and marigold), which need to be grown in a sod of bent grass.
    • Some climbers flower once a year - heavily in spring. ‘Lady Banks’ is smothered in 1-inch white blooms in spring, filling the air with the fragrance of sweet violets.
    • Iris is a powdery scent that captures a hint of sweet violets.

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