Associations to the word «Lavender»


LAVENDER, noun. Any of a group of European plants, genus, Lavandula, of the mint family.
LAVENDER, noun. A pale purple colour, like that of the lavender flower.
LAVENDER, adjective. Having a pale purple colour.
LAVENDER COTTON, noun. The ground cypress, Santolina chamaecyparissus.
LAVENDER LINGUISTICS, noun. The study of language as it is used by gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer speakers.
LAVENDER MARRIAGE, noun. A male-female marriage entered into in the hope of concealing the non-heterosexual sexual orientation of one or both of the spouses.
LAVENDER MARRIAGES, noun. Plural of lavender marriage
LAVENDER SCARE, noun. The fear and persecution of homosexuals in the 1950s in the United States.
LAVENDER WATER, noun. A perfume composed of alcohol, essential oil of lavender, essential oil of bergamot, and essence of ambergris.

Dictionary definition

LAVENDER, noun. Any of various Old World aromatic shrubs or subshrubs with usually mauve or blue flowers; widely cultivated.
LAVENDER, noun. A pale purple color.
LAVENDER, adjective. Of a pale purple color.

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