majolica blue

noun, often capitalized M

Definition of majolica blue

1 : a dark blue that is redder and duller than Flemish blue or Peking blue and less strong and very slightly greener than Japan blue
2 of textiles : a moderate blue that is greener and duller than average copen or Dresden blue and redder and duller than pompadour

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

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