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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mauve /ˈmɔv, ˈmov/
 淡紫色染料的一種,淡紫色(a.)淡紫色的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mauve n.  A color of a delicate purple, violet, or lilac.
 Mauve aniline Chem., a dyestuff produced artificially by the oxidation of commercial aniline, and the first discovered of the so-called coal-tar, or aniline, dyes.  It consists of the sulphate of mauveïne, and is a dark brown or bronze amorphous powder, which dissolves to a beatiful purple color.  Called also aniline purple, violine, Perkin's mauve, etc.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 mauve
      adj : of a pale to moderate grayish violet color
      n : a moderate purple