jouvence blue

jou·​vence blue | \ (ˈ)zhü¦vä(ä)ⁿs- \

Definition of jouvence blue

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

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History and Etymology for 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

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“Jouvence blue.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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