della robbia blue

noun, often capitalized R
del·​la rob·​bia blue | \ ¦delə¦räbēə-, -rōb- \

Definition of della robbia blue

: a variable color averaging a light blue that is redder and deeper than average forget-me-not (see forget-me-not sense 2a)

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History and Etymology for della robbia blue

after Della Robbia, family of Italian painters and sculptors of the 15th and 16th cents.

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“Della robbia blue.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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