Examples from the Web for violaceous
In young specimens there are stripes and bands of violaceous brown, and the shells are striate within the aperture.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide|Augusta Foote Arnold
Spores globose or somewhat irregular, very minutely warted, violaceous, 9–11 mic.The Myxomycetes of the Miami Valley, Ohio|A. P. Morgan
The stem is solid, violaceous at the thickened base, red-reticulated at the apex, expanded into the pileus.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise|M. E. Hard
Beneath them are seen brownish and violaceous blotches, the integument thus stained slowly losing its abnormal color.
The nodules gradually enlarge, the skin becomes reddish, violaceous or livid in color.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon