capri blue

noun, often capitalized

Definition of capri blue

1 :a vivid blue that is greener and slightly less strong than Ch'ing and greener and duller than Cleopatra or ultramarine — compare capri
2 :a blue oxazine dye

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Origin and Etymology of capri blue

from Capri, island in the Bay of Naples, Italy; probably from the famous blue grotto on the island


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