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robin's-egg blue

[ rob-inz-eg ]
/ ˈrɒb ɪnzˌɛg /
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noun
a pale green to a light greenish-blue color.
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Origin of robin's-egg blue

First recorded in 1880–85
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British Dictionary definitions for robin's-egg blue

robin's-egg blue

noun
mainly US
  1. a light greenish-blue colour
  2. (as adjective)a robin's-egg-blue dress
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