caerule

(L). Blue

Dictionary of word roots and combining forms . . 2013.

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  • caerule — cerule or (Spenser) caerule /sērˈūl/ adjective Sky blue • • • Main Entry: ↑cerulean …   Useful english dictionary

  • cerulean — /seuh rooh lee euhn/, adj., n. 1. deep blue; sky blue; azure. 2. Heraldry. a sky blue tincture, used esp. on the Continent. [1660 70; < L caerule(us) dark blue, azure (akin to caelum sky) + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • cerulean — ce•ru•le•an [[t]səˈru li ən[/t]] adj. n. deep blue; sky blue; azure • Etymology: 1660–70; < L caerule(us) dark blue (akin to caelum sky) + an I …   From formal English to slang

  • cerule — or (Spenser) caerule /sērˈūl/ adjective Sky blue • • • Main Entry: ↑cerulean …   Useful english dictionary

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