alice blue

noun, often capitalized A

Definition of alice blue

: a pale blue to grayish blue that is redder and stronger than forget-me-not (see forget-me-not sense 2b)

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First Known Use of alice blue

1905, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alice blue

after Alice Roosevelt Longworth †1980 daughter of Theodore Roosevelt

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“Alice blue.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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