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Cerulean vs. Azure

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Ceruleannoun

A greenish-blue color.

Azurenoun

(tincture) A blue colour on a coat of arms, represented in engraving by horizontal parallel lines.

Ceruleannoun

(countable) A butterfly in the lycaenid genus Jamides.

Azurenoun

The clear blue colour of the sky; also, a pigment or dye of this colour.

Ceruleanadjective

sky-blue.

Azurenoun

(poetic) The unclouded sky; the blue vault above.

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Ceruleanadjective

Sky-colored; blue; azure.

‘Blue, blue, as if that sky let fall’; ‘A flower from its cerulean wall.’;

Azurenoun

(North America) Any of a number of North American species of butterflies in the lycaenid genus Celastrina.

Ceruleannoun

a light shade of blue

Azurenoun

Lapis lazuli.

Ceruleanadjective

of a deep somewhat purplish blue color similar to that of a clear October sky;

‘October's bright blue weather’;

Azureadjective

sky blue; resembling the clear blue colour of the unclouded sky

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Cerulean

Cerulean (), also spelled caerulean, is a shade of blue ranging between azure and a darker sky blue. The first recorded use of cerulean as a colour name in English was in 1590.

Azureadjective

cloudless

Azureadjective

(tincture) In blazon, of the colour blue.

Azureverb

(transitive) To colour blue.

Azureadjective

Sky-blue; resembling the clear blue color of the unclouded sky; cerulean; also, cloudless.

Azurenoun

The lapis lazuli.

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Azurenoun

The clear blue color of the sky; also, a pigment or dye of this color.

Azurenoun

The blue vault above; the unclouded sky.

‘Not like those stepsOn heaven's azure.’;

Azurenoun

A blue color, represented in engraving by horizontal parallel lines.

Azureverb

To color blue.

Azurenoun

a light shade of blue

Azureverb

color azure;

‘Morning azured the village’;

Azureadjective

of a deep somewhat purplish blue color similar to that of a clear October sky;

‘October's bright blue weather’;

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