cerulean

cerulean
ce|ru|le|an [sıˈru:liən] n also ce.rulean 'blue [U] literary
[Date: 1600-1700; : Latin; Origin: caeruleus 'dark blue', probably from caelum; CELESTIAL]
a deep blue colour like a clear sky
>cerulean adj

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  • Cerulean — Ce*ru le*an, a. [L. caeruleus.] Sky colored; blue; azure. Cowper. [1913 Webster] Blue, blue, as if that sky let fall [1913 Webster] A flower from its cerulean wall. Bryant. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cerulean — 1660s, from L. caeruleus blue, dark blue, blue green, perhaps dissimilated from caelulum, dim. of caelum heaven, sky, of uncertain origin (see CELESTIAL (Cf. celestial)). The Latin word was applied by Roman authors to the sky, the Mediterranean,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • cerulean — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ deep blue in colour like a clear sky. ORIGIN Latin caeruleus, from caelum sky …   English terms dictionary

  • cerulean — [sə ro͞o′lē ən] adj. [L caeruleus; prob. < caelulum, dim. of caelum, heaven: for IE base see CESIUM] sky blue; azure …   English World dictionary

  • Cerulean — For other uses, see Cerulean (disambiguation). Cerulean, also spelled caerulean, may be applied to a range of colors from deep blue, sky blue, bright blue or azure color through greenish blue colors. The first recorded use of cerulean as a color… …   Wikipedia

  • cerulean — adj. Cerulean is used with these nouns: ↑blue, ↑sky …   Collocations dictionary

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  • Cerulean (disambiguation) — Cerulean is a shade of blue. Cerulean may also refer to: Birds Cerulean capped Manakin Cerulean Cuckoo shrike Caerulean Paradise flycatcher Cerulean Warbler Other uses Cerulean, Kentucky, a small town in the United States Cerulean Sins (novel), a …   Wikipedia

  • Cerulean (Kentucky) — Cerulean Lugar designado por el censo de los Estados Unidos …   Wikipedia Español

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