Definition of 'mauve'
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Her hair was grey and her face orange and purple and mauve. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Notice how the yellow and mauve flowers are painted in a low key. Crawshaw's Watercolour Studio (1993)Deep mauve flowers on an upright bushy plant. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I always have the pink and yellow sharks; he the mauve and blue. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They come in a range of colours from white, through pink and red, to mauve and purple. The Sun (2009)Whisk well, adding more until the whites are a pale mauve - you may not need it all. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The flowers are mauve, but if you are picking the leaders all summer it won't have much chance to bloom. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'mauve'
British English: mauve /məʊv/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is mauve is of a pale purple colour.
It bears clusters of mauve flowers in early summer.
- American English: mauve
- Arabic: بَنَفْسَجِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: violeta cor
- Chinese: 紫红色的
- Croatian: svijetloljubičast
- Czech: lila
- Danish: lysviolet
- Dutch: mauve
- European Spanish: malva
- Finnish: vaalea, harmahtava violetti
- French: mauve
- German: mauve
- Greek: μοβ
- Italian: malva
- Japanese: 藤紫色の
- Korean: 담자색의
- Norwegian: lillafarget
- Polish: koloru malwy
- European Portuguese: violeta cor
- Romanian: mov
- Russian: розовато-лиловый
- Spanish: malva
- Swedish: ljuslila
- Thai: สีม่วงอ่อน
- Turkish: pembemsi leylak rengi
- Ukrainian: бузковий
- Vietnamese: có màu hoa cà
Definition of mauve from the Collins English Dictionary
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