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Origin of mauve
Words nearby mauve
Example sentences from the Web for mauve
The unusual sky glow’s mauve arc looks a bit like an aurora, but isn’t.
Scientists have broken the light of STEVE’s mauve streak into its many individual wavelengths.Newfound ‘dunes’ is among weirdest of northern lights|Maria Temming|March 9, 2020|Science News For Students
The village houses are done up in pale gray and mauve and preside over lawns so neat and green they look like carpeting.The Stacks: The Searing Story of How Murder Stalked a Tiny New York Town|E. Jean Carroll|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The opening look combined a light turquoise, slinky evening gown with a mauve headpiece.
The palette was gentle and pretty, focusing on rose pinks, lavenders, dusky mauve, mint, faun and pale lemon.
Wool lace blouses with dolman sleeves topped slim matching skirts in shades of pea green and mauve.Rodarte Channels Australia In Fall Show for New York Fashion Week|Robin Givhan|February 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The eddies beyond the breakwater were a light and delicate mauve and looked nervously alive.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
This time there was a faint scream in answer and a mauve-and-white bonnet bobbed agitatedly up the road.
Oh, yes, and he wants you to send him some new pajamas—only two or three pairs, and you're not to send him mauve ones.Happy House|Betsey Riddle, Freifrau von Hutten zum Stolzenberg
These Chian cigarettes in their diaphanous paper of mildest mauve would suit your oddly remote, your curiously shy glance.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
In the sky, splinters of mauve tore at curtains of purplish flame.Hunters Out of Space|Joseph Everidge Kelleam
British Dictionary definitions for mauve
- any of various pale to moderate pinkish-purple or bluish-purple colours
- (as adjective)a mauve flower