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cyan

noun cy·an \ˈsī-ˌan, -ən\

: a greenish-blue color

Full Definition of CYAN

:  a greenish-blue color —used in photography and color printing of one of the primary colors

Origin of CYAN

Greek kyanos
First Known Use: circa 1889

Other Color Terms

argentine, cerise, cerulean, ocher, perse, puce, taupe, vermilion

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