cyan

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noun cy·an \ ˈsī-ˌan , -ən \

Definition of cyan

:a greenish-blue color used in photography and color printing of one of the primary colors

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Origin and Etymology of cyan

Greek kyanos

Other Color Terms


cyan-

combining form
variants: or cyano-

Definition of cyan-

1 :dark blue :blue
  • cyanobacterium
2 :cyanogen
  • cyanide
3 :cyanide
  • cyanogenetic

Origin and Etymology of cyan-

German, from Greek kyan-, kyano-, from kyanos dark blue enamel


CYAN Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of cyan for English Language Learners

  • : a greenish-blue color


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