bremen blue

noun

often capitalized first B
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

Word History

Etymology

probably translation of German bremerblau

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“Bremen blue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bremen%20blue. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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