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meanings of heliotrope


  1. The fragrance of heliotrope flowers.
  2. A light purple or violet colour.
  3. Particularly, a purple-flowered plant of the species Heliotropium arborescens.
  4. A bloodstone (a variety of quartz).
  5. An instrument, employed in triangulation, that uses a mirror to reflect sunlight toward another, very distant, surveyor.
  6. (botany) A plant that turns so that it faces the sun.


  1. Keeping one's face turned toward the sun.
  2. Light purple or violet.