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bleu-de-roi

[French blœduh-rwa]
noun
  1. the bright enamel blue color characteristic of Sèvres ware.
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Origin of bleu-de-roi

1840–50; < French: literally, king's blue
Also called bleu roy·al [French blœ rwa-yal; English bloo roi-uh l, roi-al] /French blœ rwaˈyal; English ˈblu ˈrɔɪ əl, rɔɪˈæl/.
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