Violet


Violet

Violet may refer to:

Color

* Violet (color), which is primarily used to describe a color often confused with purple.

People

* Violet (name), a given name for girls
* Violet Berlin, the presenter of the television program "Game Pad"
* Violet Bonham Carter, British politician
* Violet Jessop, stewardess, survived three famous shipwrecks including the Titanic
* Violet Wilkey, American child actress of the silent film era
* Violet, the stage name of singer Amelia Brightman

In biology

* Violet, a plant of the genus "Viola"
* African violet, a plant of the genus "Saintpaulia" that has a superficial resemblance to "Viola"
* Dogtooth violet, any of several species of the genus "Erythronium"
*Sea violet, a type of edible ascidian, or sea squirt

In geography

* Violet, Louisiana, a city in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana

In entertainment

* "Violet" (musical), an off-Broadway musical
* "Violet" (album), an album by The Birthday Massacre
* "Violet" (song), a song by the band Hole
* "Violet", a song by Seal, from his first album "Seal" (1991 album)
* "Violet" (film), a 1981 short film

Fictional characters

* Violet (comics) a.k.a. Shrinking Violet, a character in the DC Comics series "Legion of Super-Heroes"
* Violet (Peanuts), a character in the comic strip "Peanuts" by Charles M. Schulz
* Violet Baudelaire, a character from the highly popular "A Series of Unfortunate Events" by Lemony Snicket
* Violet Beauregarde, a character in "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" by Roald Dahl
* Violet Parr, a character in the Pixar movie "The Incredibles"
* Violet Song jat Shariff, a character in the 2006 film "UltraViolet"
* Violet (Tekken), a character / an alter-ego of a character in "Tekken 4"
* Violet, a character in "Fifi & the Flowertots".
* Violet, a character in the 1980's cartoon "Rainbow Brite"
* Violet, a character in the 1978 film "Pretty Baby", directed by Louis Malle
* Violet, a character in the 1996 film "Bound"
* Violet Heaslip, Becky Botsford's/WordGirl's best friend in the series of WordGirl
* Violet Potato, Elena Potato's baby sister in the series of Monster Allergy

Other uses

* Violets is the name of New York University's sports teams, and the school color
* [http://alexdp.free.fr/violetumleditor/page.php Violet UML Editor] is a free, cross-platform, UML editor, that is easy to learn and use.


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  • violet — violet, ette (vi o lè, lè t ) adj. 1°   De couleur de la fleur qu on nomme violette. •   Le rouge de garance et l oxyde de fer déposés sur l étoffe y déterminent la couleur violette, CHAPTAL Instit. Mém. scienc. t. III, p. 103.    Violet rouge.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Violet — bezeichnet: eine Mittelalterband aus Hamm, siehe Violet (Band) einen Kurzfilm vom Shelley Levinson, siehe Violet (1981) Violet., ein System zur Vernetzung von Sachen mit dem Internet per RFID, siehe auch Internet der Dinge einen Ort in Texas, USA …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Violet — Vi o*let, n. [F. violette a violet (cf. violet violet colored), dim. of OF. viole a violet, L. viola; akin to Gr. ?. Cf. {Iodine}.] 1. (Bot.) Any plant or flower of the genus {Viola}, of many species. The violets are generally low, herbaceous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • violet — VIOLÉT, Ă, violeţi, te, adj., s.n., s.f. 1. adj. De culoarea viorelei. 2. s.n. Culoare violetă (1), ultima din spectrul solar (după indigo); culoarea viorelei. 3. s.f. (bot.) Toporaş. [pr.: vi o ] – Din fr. violet …   Dicționar Român

  • Violet — Vi o*let, a. [Cf. F. violet. See {Violet}, n.] Dark blue, inclining to red; bluish purple; having a color produced by red and blue combined. [1913 Webster] {Violet shell} (Zo[ o]l.), any species of Ianthina; called also {violet snail}. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • violet — [vī′ə lit, vī′lit] n. [ME < OFr violette, dim. of viole < L viola, a violet < or akin to Gr ion, violet] 1. a) any of a genus (Viola) of plants of the violet family, having white, blue, purple, or yellow irregular flowers with short… …   English World dictionary

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