japan blue

noun, often capitalized J

Definition of japan blue

: a dark blue that is redder and duller than Peking blue, redder and deeper than Flemish blue, and stronger and slightly redder than Majolica blue (see majolica blue sense 1)

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“Japan blue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/japan%20blue. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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