eton blue

noun, often capitalized E

Definition of eton blue

  1. :  a light bluish green that is bluer and duller than average aqua green (see aqua green 1) or average turquoise green and bluer and deeper than robin's-egg blue (see robbin's-egg blue 2) —called also Cambridge blue

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Origin and Etymology of eton blue

so called from its being the school color

First Known Use: 1851

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