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powder blue

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noun
a pale blue diluted with gray.
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Origin of powder blue

First recorded in 1700–10

OTHER WORDS FROM powder blue

powder-blue, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for powder blue

powder blue

noun
  1. a dusty pale blue colour
  2. (as adjective)a powder-blue coat
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