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Parma violet Syllabification: Par·ma vi·o·let

Definition of Parma violet in English:

noun

A sweet violet of a variety with a heavy scent and lavender-colored flowers that 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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