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Webster 1913 Edition


Cerulean

Ce-ru′le-an

,
Adj.
[L.
caeruleus
.]
Sky-colored; blue; azure.
Cowper.
Blue, blue, as if that sky let fall
A flower from its
cerulean
wall.
Bryant.

Webster 1828 Edition


Cerulean

CERULEAN

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cerulean

cerulean

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cerulean (countable and uncountable, plural ceruleans)

  1. A greenish-blue color
    cerulean colour:    
    • 2014, William H. Gass, On Being Blue: A Philosophical Inquiry (page 59)
      For our blues we have the azures and ceruleans, lapis lazulis, the light and dusty, the powder blues, the deeps: royal, sapphire, navy, and marine []

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cerulean (comparative more cerulean, superlative most cerulean)

A cerulean sky.
  1. sky-blue.
    • 1920, Peter B. Kyne, The Understanding Heart, Chapter II
      As far to the west as Monica could see, her world was a sea of fog, … . Above it arched a cerulean sky; as the sun climbed to the zenith, …, the fog gradually took on a bluish tinge.

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