alice blue

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

after Alice Roosevelt Longworth †1980 daughter of Theodore Roosevelt

First Known Use

1905, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alice blue was in 1905

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“Alice blue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alice%20blue. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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