atroceruleous

or at·ro·ce·ru·le·us, at·ro·coe·ru·le·us

[ a-troh-suh-roo-lee-uhs, -rool-yuhs ]
/ ˌæ troʊ səˈru li əs, -ˈrul yəs /

noun

a deep blue-black color.

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Origin of atroceruleous

<Latin ātr-, stem of āter black + -o- + caeruleus azure; see cerulean, -ous
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