peacock blue


noun

a lustrous greenish blue, as of certain peacock feathers.

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Origin of peacock blue

First recorded in 1880–85
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British Dictionary definitions for peacock blue

peacock blue

noun

  1. a greenish-blue colour
  2. (as adjective)a peacock-blue car
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