red periwinkle

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n red periwinkle commonly cultivated Old World woody herb having large pinkish to red flowers
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Usage

In literature:

Gargarisms may be prepared from a Decoction, or rather an Infusion, of the Leaves of Periwinkle, or of Red Rose-Leaves, or of Mallows.
"Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health" by Samuel Auguste David Tissot
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In news:

Eva and Aishwarya Rai (in a periwinkle Elie Saab Couture gown) showed off their dramatic gowns on the red carpet.
In nautical red, bright yellow, blue periwinkle, wild rose, dark royal blue and ivy dot, starfish, and lobster prints.
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