How to Pronounce mauve?

Correct pronunciation for the word "mauve" is [mˈə͡ʊv], [mˈə‍ʊv], [m_ˈəʊ_v].

"Mauve" in context

Mauve is a lovely color that has been described as a kind of muted, dusty purple-gray. It was first obtained synthetically in 1856 by English chemist William Perkin. Though the color immediately became popular, it later gained worldwide notoriety when it was used by Empress Eugenie of France for her imperial court dress. Later on, Empress Eugenie even had the mauve color patented for exclusive use by the court. Mauve is ideal for creating a peaceful, laid back feel in a space. It can be used in interior design for bedrooms, living rooms, nurseries and bathrooms.


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