bremen blue

noun, often capitalized first B

Definition of bremen blue

1 : a moderate bluish green that is bluer, lighter, and stronger than porcelain green and bluer and paler than sea blue

called also chemic green, Neuwied blue, Peligot's blue, water blue

2 : any of various greenish blue or bluish green pigments consisting essentially of copper hydroxide containing copper carbonate or of basic copper carbonate — compare blue verditer

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History and Etymology for bremen blue

probably translation of German bremerblau

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“Bremen blue.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bremen%20blue. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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