Complete Definition of "periwinkle"

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English
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Pronunciation
(US) IPA: /ËpÉriËwɪÅkÉl/

Noun
en-noun

  1. an evergreen plant of genus Vinca with blue or white flowers.
  2. colour A color with bluish and purplish hues, somewhat light.

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  1. a mollusk of genus Littorina, sometimes called winkle

Synonyms
plant
myrtle
vinca

mollusk
winkle

Translations

trans-top|plant
Czech: barvínek m
Italian: pervinca f
Japanese: ãã«ããããã½ã¦ (tsurunichinisÅ), ããããã½ã¦ (nichinichisÅ)
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Russian: баÑвинок (barvínok) m
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trans-top|colour
Italian: pervinca m
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trans-top|mollusk
Dutch: alikruik f
French: bigorneau m, vigneau m, vignot m
German: Uferschnecke f
Italian: litorina f, littorale g|Italian
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Japanese: ã¿ãã­ãã¬ã¤ (tamakibigai)
Russian: лиÑоÑина (litorína) f
Spanish: bigarro m
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Adjective
periwinkle

  1. colour of pale bluish purple colour.

seeCites

colour

Italian: pervinca
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Derived terms

Madagascar periwinkle
rose periwinkle
mid
rosy periwinkle

See also

vinblastine
vincristine
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Wiktionary_Appendix:Colours|Appendix:Colours

Category:Colors
Category:Purples
Category:Flowers
Category:Mollusks

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