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noun \ˈa-zhər\

Definition of azure

  1. 1a :  the blue color of the clear skyb :  the heraldic color blue

  2. 2 :  the unclouded sky

  3. 3 archaic :  lapis lazuli

azure

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Origin and Etymology of azure

Middle English asur, from Anglo-French azeure, probably from Old Spanish, modification of Arabic lāzaward, from Persian lāzhuward


AZURE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of azure for English Language Learners

  • : the blue color of the sky


AZURE Defined for Kids

azure

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Definition of azure for Students

  1. :  the blue color of the clear daytime sky


Medical Dictionary

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noun \ˈazh-ər\

Medical Definition of azure

  1. :  any of several dyes used as biological stains


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