Violet, Purple, Lilac, Lavender, Rose, and Pink

As the name of a color, violet is synonymous with a bluish purple, when the word “purple” is used in the common sense of any color between blue and red, not including either blue or red. Since Isaac Newton listed violet as his name for the color of the short-wavelength end of the visible spectrum (approximately380–450 nm),when both of the names purple and violet are used within the same system, violet represents colors … Continue reading


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