jouvence blue

noun jou·vence blue \(ˈ)zhü¦vä(ä)ⁿs-\

Definition of jouvence blue

  1. :  a moderate bluish green to greenish blue that is deeper than gendarme or cyan blue and duller than parrot blue

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Origin and Etymology of jouvence blue

jouvence from French, youth (in fontaine de jouvence fountain of youth), from Middle French, alteration of jouvente, from Latin juventa, from juvenis young — more at young


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