To color blue
- The lapis lazuli
- sky-blue resembling the obvious blue color of the unclouded sky cerulean in addition cloudless
- of a deep somewhat purplish blue color similar to that of an obvious October sky
- color azure
- a light tone of blue
- Sky-blue; resembling the clear blue color of the unclouded sky; cerulean; also, cloudless.
- The lapis lazuli.
- The obvious blue colour of the sky; additionally, a pigment or dye of this color.
- The blue vault above; the unclouded sky.
- A blue shade, represented in engraving by horizontal synchronous outlines.
- To color blue.
Name Origin: English
Name Gender: Female
term used in heraldry, signifying blue.
early 14c., from Old French azur, asur, a shade title, from an untrue split of Arabic (al)-lazaward "lapis lazuli," like the -l- had been the French article l'. The Arabic name's from Persian lajward, from Lajward, someplace in Turkestan, mentioned by Marco Polo, where in fact the rock ended up being gathered.
(a.) Sky-blue; resembling the clear blue colour of the unclouded sky; cerulean; also, cloudless.
- (letter.) The lapis lazuli.
- (n.) The obvious blue colour of the sky; also, a pigment or dye of this shade.
- (n.) The blue vault above; the unclouded sky.
- (n.) A blue shade, represented in engraving by horizontal parallel lines.
- (v. t.) To color blue.
Blue, hyacinthine, and dark azure or dark brown respectively.