Definition of 'dog violet'
Example sentences containing 'dog violet'
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Another fine violet is the dog violet.Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
One is the common dog violet, and the other is called the early dog violet - though it does not come noticeably earlier.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Definition of dog violet from the Collins English Dictionary
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