violet family

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n violet family a family of order Parietales including the genera Viola, Hybanthus, Hymenanthera, Melicytus
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Usage

In literature:

Frequently the Bird's-foot Violet blooms a second time, in autumn, a delightful eccentricity of this family.
"Wild Flowers Worth Knowing" by Neltje Blanchan
If you belong to the Nettle family, impersonate the Violet.
"Supreme Personality" by Delmer Eugene Croft
Elsie was not surprised that Violet did not join the family that evening on her return from the Laurels.
"Grandmother Elsie" by Martha Finley
He came of an old family, and his rumoured engagement to Lady Violet Calcott had surprised no one.
"The Odds" by Ethel M. Dell
Violet had not dined with the family since her injury, for, having only one hand at her command, she was sensitive about appearing awkward.
"His Heart's Queen" by Mrs. Georgie Sheldon
Does not the gift of prophecy dwell with the family of the violets and the lilies?
"Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 2" by John Wilson
From Laura she has heard all the family dissatisfactions and numberless descriptions of Violet.
"Floyd Grandon's Honor" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
Remember, Frieda dear, when you planned to be a florist and to rescue the family by selling violets?
"The Ranch Girls and Their Heart's Desire" by Margaret Vandercook
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In news:

Violet Eck (center) celebrates her 100th birthday Feb 7 with friends and family including sons Steven Ek (left) and Roger Ek.
Violet Haller left this world to be with her Savior, family and many friends on Thursday, Oct 4, 2012.
In 2007, Violet and her husband, Norman, left their hometown of Jamestown, N.Y. To be closer to their son, Paul and family in Chanhassen, Minn. Violet was born at home in Falconer, N.Y.
Two-time Emmy Award winner Dorothy Lyman stars as Violet Weston in the Hot Summer Nights-Theatre Raleigh production of Tracy Letts' Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning family drama August : Osage County.
Violet, a puppy stolen from the San Francisco SPCA shelter in October, has been found and is now living with a foster family.
Two-time Emmy Award winner Dorothy Lyman stars as Violet Weston in the Hot Summer Nights-Theatre Raleigh production of Tracy Letts' Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning family drama August: Osage County.
11 am Nov 28, Kellis Family Cemetery, Violet Loop Road, Jackson Springs.
Messages and tributes to Violet 's family can be posted at: www.holbrookmortuary.com.
Violet D "Vi" Bonson, 70, of 8 Bonnie Lane, Reedsville, died Monday, Nov 5, at her residence, surrounded by her family.
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