japanese blue

noun, often capitalized J
variants: or japanese green

Definition of japanese blue

: a grayish green that is bluer and deeper than slate green and yellower and duller than average blue spruce (see blue spruce sense 2a)

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“Japanese blue.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/japanese%20blue. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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