capri blue


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

Word History


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

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“Capri blue.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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