Lavender - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈlævəndər|  American pronunciation of the word lavender
Brit.  |ˈlav(ə)ndə|  British pronunciation of the word lavender

noun

- any of various Old World aromatic shrubs or subshrubs with usually mauve or blue flowers; widely cultivated
- a pale purple color

adjective

- of a pale purple color (syn: lilac, lilac-colored)

Examples

a small cloth bag filled with lavender

...an admixture of rose petals and lavender for a fragrant potpourri...

Lavender found himself entering a drawing-room.

pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender

Word forms

noun
singular: lavender
plural: lavenders
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