cerulean blue


a light-blue to strong greenish-blue color.
a pigment used in painting consisting mainly of oxides of tin and cobalt, chiefly characterized by its greenish-blue color and permanence.

Nearby words

  1. certify,
  2. certiorari,
  3. certitude,
  4. certosina,
  5. cerulean,
  6. cerulean warbler,
  7. cerulein,
  8. ceruloplasmin,
  9. cerumen,
  10. ceruminolytic

Origin of cerulean blue

First recorded in 1885–90

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