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azure

noun \ˈa-zhər\

: the blue color of the sky

Full Definition of AZURE

1
archaic :  lapis lazuli
2
a :  the blue color of the clear sky
b :  the heraldic color blue
3
:  the unclouded sky
azure adjective

Origin of AZURE

Middle English asur, from Anglo-French azeure, probably from Old Spanish, modification of Arabic lāzaward, from Persian lāzhuward
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Color Terms

argentine, cerise, cerulean, cyan, ocher, perse, puce, taupe, vermilion
AZURE Defined for Kids

azure

noun \ˈa-zhər\

Definition of AZURE for Kids

:  the blue color of the clear daytime sky
Medical Dictionary

azure

noun \ˈazh-ər\

Medical Definition of AZURE

:  any of several dyes used as biological stains

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